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Nielsen Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:NLSN)

$19.64
+0.01 (+0.05 %)
(As of 11/22/2019 10:45 AM ET)
Today's Range
$19.55
Now: $19.64
$19.79
50-Day Range
$19.27
MA: $20.61
$21.35
52-Week Range
$17.94
Now: $19.64
$28.50
Volume724,213 shs
Average Volume4.13 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.99 billion
P/E Ratio11.35
Dividend Yield6.89%
Beta0.92
Nielsen Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a measurement and data analytics company. It operates in two segments, Buy and Watch. The Buy segment provides retail transactional measurement data, consumer behavior information, and analytics primarily to businesses in the consumer packaged goods industry. This segment offers data on retail measurement services, such as market share, competitive sales volumes, and insights into activities, such as distribution, pricing, merchandising, and promotion; consumer panel measurement, which offers insight into shopper behavior comprising trial and repeat purchase for new products, brand or retailer loyalty, and customer segmentation; and consumer intelligence and analytical services that help clients in taking business decisions in product development and marketing cycles. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services
SectorBusiness Services
CUSIPN6321810
Phone646-654-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.52 billion
Cash Flow$7.35 per share
Book Value$6.61 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-712,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees46,000
Market Cap$6.99 billion
Next Earnings Date2/27/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Nielsen (NYSE:NLSN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nielsen's stock symbol?

Nielsen trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NLSN."

How often does Nielsen pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nielsen?

Nielsen announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 21st will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, December 5th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 20th. View Nielsen's Dividend History.

How were Nielsen's earnings last quarter?

Nielsen Holdings PLC (NYSE:NLSN) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 7th. The business services provider reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.11. The business services provider earned $1.62 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.61 billion. Nielsen had a negative net margin of 19.46% and a positive return on equity of 21.91%. The firm's revenue was up 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.27 earnings per share. View Nielsen's Earnings History.

When is Nielsen's next earnings date?

Nielsen is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 27th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Nielsen.

What price target have analysts set for NLSN?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Nielsen's shares. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $28.00. On average, they expect Nielsen's share price to reach $25.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Nielsen.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Nielsen?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nielsen in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Nielsen.

Has Nielsen been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about NLSN stock have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Nielsen earned a media sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Nielsen.

Are investors shorting Nielsen?

Nielsen saw a drop in short interest during the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 11,570,000 shares, a drop of 15.8% from the September 15th total of 13,740,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,740,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.2 days. Approximately 3.3% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Nielsen's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Nielsen's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Nielsen own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Nielsen investors own include Newell Brands (NWL), Goldcorp (GG), AT&T (T), Boeing (BA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), IBM (IBM), Bank of America (BAC), Broadcom (AVGO) and PepsiCo (PEP).

Who are Nielsen's key executives?

Nielsen's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James A. Attwood Jr., J.D., Exec. Chairman (Age 61)
  • Mr. David W. Kenny, CEO, Chief Diversity Officer & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. David John Anderson, CFO & COO (Age 70)
  • Ms. Nancy Ramsey Phillips, Chief HR Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. John Tavolieri, Chief Product and Technology Officer of Nielsen Global Connect (Age 50)

Who are Nielsen's major shareholders?

Nielsen's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.63%), Alps Advisors Inc. (0.43%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.34%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.24%), River Road Asset Management LLC (0.24%) and Penn Davis Mcfarland Inc. (0.22%). Company insiders that own Nielsen stock include Dwight Barns, Jamere Jackson, Jeffrey Charlton and Robert C Pozen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Nielsen.

Which institutional investors are selling Nielsen stock?

NLSN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Americas Securities LLC, River Road Asset Management LLC, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Penn Davis Mcfarland Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Inlet Private Wealth LLC and BB&T Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nielsen.

Which institutional investors are buying Nielsen stock?

NLSN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, California Public Employees Retirement System, WBI Investments Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc., Corient Capital Partners LLC and Oakbrook Investments LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nielsen.

How do I buy shares of Nielsen?

Shares of NLSN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Nielsen's stock price today?

One share of NLSN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.70.

How big of a company is Nielsen?

Nielsen has a market capitalization of $7.01 billion and generates $6.52 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $-712,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.73 on an earnings per share basis. Nielsen employs 46,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Nielsen.

What is Nielsen's official website?

The official website for Nielsen is http://www.nielsen.com/.

How can I contact Nielsen?

Nielsen's mailing address is 85 BROAD STREET, NEW YORK NY, 10004. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 646-654-5000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Nielsen (NYSE NLSN)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  562 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  459 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,021
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Nielsen and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NLSN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NLSN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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