NYSE:NLSN - Nielsen Stock Price, News & Analysis

$20.02
-0.66 (-3.19 %)
(As of 08/25/2019 09:15 AM ET)
Today's Range
$19.96
Now: $20.02
$20.6150
50-Day Range
$20.31
MA: $22.37
$23.86
52-Week Range
$19.96
Now: $20.02
$28.50
Volume2.30 million shs
Average Volume3.17 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.12 billion
P/E Ratio11.57
Dividend Yield6.77%
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
Phone1-646-654-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.52 billion
Cash Flow$7.3603 per share
Book Value$8.40 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-712,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees46,000
Market Cap$7.12 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (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 Wednesday, July 31st. Investors of record on Thursday, August 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.35 per share on Thursday, September 5th. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.99%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 21st. This is an increase from Nielsen's previous quarterly dividend of $0.31. View Nielsen's Dividend History.

How were Nielsen's earnings last quarter?

Nielsen Holdings PLC (NYSE:NLSN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 31st. The business services provider reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.12. The business services provider earned $1.63 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.63 billion. Nielsen had a positive return on equity of 18.97% and a negative net margin of 10.70%. The firm's revenue was down 1.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.20 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, October 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Nielsen.

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

Nielsen updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 31st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.70-1.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.71. The company issued revenue guidance of ~$6.485 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.48 billion.

What price target have analysts set for NLSN?

5 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Nielsen's shares. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Nielsen's share price to reach $26.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.9% 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?

Headlines about NLSN stock have trended positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Nielsen earned a news impact score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the business services provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Nielsen.

Are investors shorting Nielsen?

Nielsen saw a decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 11,595,800 shares, a decline of 8.2% from the June 30th total of 12,629,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,150,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.7 days. Approximately 3.3% of the company's 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), Boeing (BA), Verizon Communications (VZ), IBM (IBM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Starbucks (SBUX) and Texas Instruments (TXN).

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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.77%), BlackRock Inc. (6.45%), BlackRock Inc. (6.46%), Windacre Partnership LLC (5.62%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (5.17%) and Invesco Ltd. (3.87%). Company insiders that own Nielsen stock include Dwight Barns, Jamere Jackson, Jeffrey Charlton, Karen M Hoguet, Luca Guerrino De 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 Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Jennison Associates LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Kiltearn Partners LLP, Deccan Value Investors L.P. and Royal Bank of Canada. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nielsen.

Which major investors are buying Nielsen stock?

NLSN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Windacre Partnership LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., Schroder Investment Management Group, AXA and Man Group plc. Company insiders that have bought Nielsen stock in the last two years include Dwight Barns and Luca Guerrino De. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Nielsen's stock price today?

One share of NLSN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.02.

How big of a company is Nielsen?

Nielsen has a market capitalization of $7.12 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 Nielsen House John Smith Drive, Oxford X0, 10004. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 1-646-654-5000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Nielsen (NYSE NLSN)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  547 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  444 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  991
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This page was last updated on 8/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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