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NYSE:NLSNNielsen Stock Price, Forecast & News

$13.59
+0.17 (+1.27 %)
(As of 05/25/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$13.40
Now: $13.59
$13.67
50-Day Range
$11.86
MA: $13.34
$14.90
52-Week Range
$11.62
Now: $13.59
$24.69
Volume1.95 million shs
Average Volume4.22 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.84 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.77%
Beta1.25
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. The Watch segment provides viewership and listening data, and analytics principally to the media and advertising industries covering television, radio, print, online, digital, mobile viewing, and listening platforms. This segment offers television audience measurement services; audio audience measurement services; digital audience measurement services, such as digital media and market research, audience analytics, and social media measurement; mobile measurement services comprising measurement and consumer research for telecom and media companies; and total audience measurement services. Nielsen Holdings plc provides media and marketing information, analytics, and manufacturer and retailer expertise about what and where consumers buy, read, watch, and listen. The company was formerly known as Nielsen N.V. and changed its name to Nielsen Holdings plc in August 2015. Nielsen Holdings plc was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.50 billion
Cash Flow$6.63 per share
Book Value$6.71 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-415,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees46,000
Market Cap$4.84 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Nielsen (NYSE:NLSN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Nielsen's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Nielsen's stock was trading at $15.42 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, NLSN stock has decreased by 11.9% and is now trading at $13.59. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Nielsen?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nielsen in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Nielsen.

When is Nielsen's next earnings date?

Nielsen is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 29th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Nielsen.

How were Nielsen's earnings last quarter?

Nielsen Holdings PLC (NYSE:NLSN) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 30th. The business services provider reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.02. The business services provider had revenue of $1.56 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.58 billion. Nielsen had a negative net margin of 7.33% and a positive return on equity of 23.01%. Nielsen's revenue was down .3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.35 EPS. View Nielsen's earnings history.

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

Nielsen announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 16th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 4th will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, June 18th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 3rd. View Nielsen's dividend history.

What guidance has Nielsen issued on next quarter's earnings?

Nielsen issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of 1.43-1.58 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.62. The company issued revenue guidance of $6.2-6.2 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.53 billion.

What price target have analysts set for NLSN?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Nielsen's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate Nielsen's stock price to reach $18.57 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 36.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Nielsen.

Has Nielsen been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about NLSN stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Nielsen earned a daily sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutNielsen.

Are investors shorting Nielsen?

Nielsen saw a decline in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 22,760,000 shares, a decline of 5.0% from the April 30th total of 23,970,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,660,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.9 days. Approximately 6.5% of the shares of the stock 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), Comcast (CMCSA), Metlife (MET), Walt Disney (DIS), Verizon Communications (VZ), Netflix (NFLX), Boeing (BA) and IBM (IBM).

Who are Nielsen's key executives?

Nielsen's management team includes the following 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)

What is Nielsen's stock symbol?

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

Who are Nielsen's major shareholders?

Nielsen's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Windacre Partnership LLC (7.94%), BlackRock Inc. (6.86%), State Street Corp (4.03%), Invesco Ltd. (3.45%), Nomura Holdings Inc. (2.89%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.69%). Company insiders that own Nielsen stock include David W Kenny, James A Attwood Jr and Jeffrey Charlton. 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 State Street Corp, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Invesco Ltd., Squarepoint Ops LLC, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP, Two Sigma Advisers LP, and Deutsche Bank AG. View insider buying and selling activity for Nielsen.

Which major investors are buying Nielsen stock?

NLSN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Windacre Partnership LLC, Nomura Holdings Inc., Kiltearn Partners LLP, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Raymond James & Associates, Crescent Park Management L.P., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, and Sasco Capital Inc. CT. Company insiders that have bought Nielsen stock in the last two years include David W Kenny, and James A Attwood Jr. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $13.59.

How big of a company is Nielsen?

Nielsen has a market capitalization of $4.84 billion and generates $6.50 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $-415,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.69 on an earnings per share basis. Nielsen employs 46,000 workers across the globe.

What is Nielsen's official website?

The official website for Nielsen is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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