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NYSE:NLSN - Nielsen Stock Price, Forecast & News

$19.95
-0.05 (-0.25 %)
(As of 12/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$19.86
Now: $19.95
$20.23
50-Day Range
$19.27
MA: $20.16
$21.19
52-Week Range
$17.94
Now: $19.95
$27.57
Volume3.51 million shs
Average Volume2.94 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.10 billion
P/E Ratio11.53
Dividend Yield1.22%
Beta0.91
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$7.73 per share
Book Value$8.57 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-712,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees46,000
Market Cap$7.10 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, December 5th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.20%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 20th. View Nielsen's Dividend History.

How were Nielsen's earnings last quarter?

Nielsen Holdings PLC (NYSE:NLSN) announced its earnings results on Thursday, November, 7th. The business services provider reported $0.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates 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 company's quarterly revenue was up 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.27 EPS. 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 guidance has Nielsen issued on next quarter's earnings?

Nielsen updated its FY 2019 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Monday, November, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.77-1.83 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.78. The company issued revenue guidance of $$6.475-6.475 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $$6.48 billion.

What price target have analysts set for NLSN?

5 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Nielsen's stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Nielsen's stock price to reach $25.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.3% 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?

Press coverage about NLSN stock has trended very positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Nielsen earned a coverage optimism score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the business services provider a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Nielsen.

Are investors shorting Nielsen?

Nielsen saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 18,490,000 shares, an increase of 9.3% from the November 14th total of 16,920,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,230,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.7 days. Approximately 5.3% of the company's shares are sold short. 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), Broadcom (AVGO), Cisco Systems (CSCO), IBM (IBM), PepsiCo (PEP) and Bank of America (BAC).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (4.46%), Windacre Partnership LLC (4.29%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.63%), Alps Advisors Inc. (0.43%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.37%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.34%). Company insiders that own Nielsen stock include Jamere Jackson, Jeffrey Charlton and Robert C Pozen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Nielsen.

Which major investors are selling Nielsen stock?

NLSN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Windacre Partnership LLC, Nomura Holdings Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, River Road Asset Management LLC, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Squarepoint Ops LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nielsen.

Which major investors are buying Nielsen stock?

NLSN stock was purchased 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 Street Corp, Gruss & Co. Inc., Voya Investment Management LLC and Man Group plc. 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 $19.95.

How big of a company is Nielsen?

Nielsen has a market capitalization of $7.10 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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  566 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  464 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,030
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 12/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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