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NYSE:NLSN

Nielsen - NLSN Stock Forecast, Price & News

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Today's Range
$27.97
$28.00
50-Day Range
$27.72
$27.98
52-Week Range
$16.02
$28.00
Volume
22.43 million shs
Average Volume
6.16 million shs
Market Capitalization
$10.07 billion
P/E Ratio
19.03
Dividend Yield
0.86%
Price Target
$25.17

Nielsen MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
1.83 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
10.1% Downside
$25.17 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.57
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
3.89%
From $1.80 to $1.87 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.51 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

310th out of 331 stocks

Business Services Industry

4th out of 5 stocks

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About Nielsen (NYSE:NLSN) Stock

Nielsen Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a measurement and data analytics company worldwide. The company provides viewership and listening data, and analytics principally to media publishers and marketers, and advertising agencies for television, computer, mobile, CTV, digital, and listening platforms. It also offers television audience measurement services; digital audience measurement services; video advertising services; and independent measurement and consumer research primarily servicing radio, advertisers, and advertising agencies in the audio industry. In addition, it offers consumer behavioral and transactional data. Nielsen Holdings plc provides marketing solutions. The company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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NLSN Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/28/2021
Ex-Dividend for 9/2 Dividend
8/17/2022
Dividend Payable
9/02/2022
Today
11/30/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Business Services
Sub-Industry
Research & Consulting Services
CUSIP
N6321810
Employees
15,000
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$25.17
High Stock Price Forecast
$28.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$17.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-10.1%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
1.83
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$963 million
Pretax Margin
15.56%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.50 billion
Cash Flow
$3.28 per share
Book Value
$9.74 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
357,567,000
Market Cap
$10.07 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.17

Key Executives

  • Mr. David W. Kenny (Age 60)
    CEO & Exec. Director
    Comp: $3.6M
  • Ms. Linda K. Zukauckas (Age 60)
    Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $1.91M
  • Mr. Karthik Rao (Age 48)
    Chief Operating Officer
    Comp: $1.36M
  • Mr. George D. Callard (Age 58)
    Chief Legal & Corp. Affairs Officer
    Comp: $1.33M
  • Ms. Laurie Lovett (Age 54)
    Chief People Officer
    Comp: $1.19M
  • Mr. Henry Iglesias (Age 49)
    Principal Accounting Officer & Corp. Controller
  • Mr. Srini Varadarajan
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Ms. Sara Rebecca Gubins
    Sr. VP of Investor Relations & Treasury
  • Ms. Emily Tabak Epstein (Age 44)
    Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel of Corp. & Compliance and Corp. Sec.
  • Ms. Jamie Moldafsky (Age 61)
    Chief Marketing & Communications Officer













NLSN Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Nielsen stock right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nielsen in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 5 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" NLSN shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in NLSN, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Nielsen's stock price forecast for 2023?

6 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Nielsen's stock. Their NLSN share price forecasts range from $17.00 to $28.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $25.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.1%.
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How were Nielsen's earnings last quarter?

Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 28th. The business services provider reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.09. The business services provider earned $882 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $869.24 million. Nielsen had a net margin of 14.99% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.69%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 5.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.39 EPS.
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How often does Nielsen pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nielsen?

Nielsen announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Friday, September 2nd. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 17th.
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Is Nielsen a good dividend stock?

Nielsen (NYSE:NLSN) pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.86%. The dividend payout ratio is 16.33%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, NLSN will have a dividend payout ratio of 12.83% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Nielsen's stock buyback program work?

Nielsen declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Monday, February 28th 2022, which permits the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 16% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

What is David Kenny's approval rating as Nielsen's CEO?

524 employees have rated Nielsen Chief Executive Officer David Kenny on Glassdoor.com. David Kenny has an approval rating of 82% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Nielsen own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Nielsen investors own include Goldcorp (GG), AT&T (T), International Business Machines (IBM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Bank of America (BAC), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Boeing (BA).

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.55%), BlackRock Inc. (6.01%), Nomura Holdings Inc. (5.80%), State Street Corp (3.27%), PSquared Asset Management AG (2.17%) and Clarkston Capital Partners LLC (1.96%). Insiders that own company stock include David W Kenny, James A Attwood Jr and Windacre Partnership Llc.
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What is Nielsen's stock price today?

One share of NLSN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.98.

How much money does Nielsen make?

Nielsen (NYSE:NLSN) has a market capitalization of $10.07 billion and generates $3.50 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $963 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.47 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Nielsen have?

The company employs 15,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Nielsen?

Nielsen's mailing address is 85 BROAD STREET, NEW YORK NY, 10004. The official website for the company is www.nielsen.com. The business services provider can be reached via phone at (646) 654-5000, via email at ir@nielsen.com, or via fax at 31-20-690-3175.

This page (NYSE:NLSN) was last updated on 11/30/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff