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NYSE:NLSN

Nielsen (NLSN) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$25.83
+0.14 (+0.54%)
(As of 05/27/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$25.54
$25.92
50-Day Range
$22.21
$27.75
52-Week Range
$16.02
$27.79
Volume
2.86 million shs
Average Volume
8.13 million shs
Market Capitalization
$9.29 billion
P/E Ratio
18.85
Dividend Yield
0.93%
Beta
1.41
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About Nielsen

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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-Industry
Research & Consulting Services
CUSIP
N6321810
Employees
15,000
Year Founded
N/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.50 billion
Cash Flow
$3.33 per share
Book Value
$10.00 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$963 million
Pretax Margin
15.05%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
357,427,000
Market Cap
$9.29 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
4/28/2022
Today
5/27/2022
Ex-Dividend for 6/16 Dividend
6/01/2022
Dividend Payable
6/16/2022
Dividend Payable
6/16/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/04/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Ex-Dividend for 6/16 Dividend
1/01/2100

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.16 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

152nd out of 462 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

61st out of 141 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.9Community Rank: 4.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -













Nielsen (NYSE:NLSN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Nielsen a buy right now?

7 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 6 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Nielsen stock. 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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Are investors shorting Nielsen?

Nielsen saw a drop in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 17,700,000 shares, a drop of 28.7% from the April 15th total of 24,810,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 10,700,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.7 days. Currently, 5.0% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Nielsen's next earnings date?

Nielsen is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 4th 2022.
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How were Nielsen's earnings last quarter?

Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 28th. The business services provider reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.40 by $0.03. The business services provider earned $877 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $879.27 million. Nielsen had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.99% and a net margin of 14.09%. The firm's revenue was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.45 EPS.
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How often does Nielsen pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nielsen?

Nielsen declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, June 16th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.93%.
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Is Nielsen a good dividend stock?

Nielsen pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.93%. The dividend payout ratio of Nielsen is 17.52%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Nielsen will have a dividend payout ratio of 12.37% next year. This indicates that Nielsen 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 has initiated a stock buyback plan on Monday, February 28th 2022, which permits the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy up to 16% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Nielsen issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.81-$1.91 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.83. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.60 billion-$3.64 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.62 billion.

What price target have analysts set for NLSN?

7 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Nielsen's stock. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $28.00. On average, they expect Nielsen's share price to reach $24.57 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.9%.
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Who are Nielsen's key executives?
Nielsen's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. David W. Kenny, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 60, Pay $3.6M)
  • Ms. Linda K. Zukauckas, Chief Financial Officer (Age 60, Pay $1.91M)
  • Mr. Karthik Rao, Chief Operating Officer (Age 48, Pay $1.36M)
  • Mr. George D. Callard, Chief Legal & Corp. Affairs Officer (Age 58, Pay $1.33M)
  • Ms. Laurie Lovett, Chief People Officer (Age 54, Pay $1.19M)
  • Mr. Henry Iglesias, Principal Accounting Officer & Corp. Controller (Age 49)
  • Mr. Srini Varadarajan, Chief Technology Officer
  • Ms. Sara Rebecca Gubins, Sr. VP of Investor Relations & Treasury
  • Ms. Emily Tabak Epstein, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel of Corp. & Compliance and Corp. Sec. (Age 44)
  • Ms. Jamie Moldafsky, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer (Age 61)
What is David Kenny's approval rating as Nielsen's CEO?

524 employees have rated Nielsen CEO David Kenny on Glassdoor.com. David Kenny has an approval rating of 82% among Nielsen'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 Newell Brands (NWL), 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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.05%), BlackRock Inc. (5.99%), Clarkston Capital Partners LLC (5.95%), Bank of Nova Scotia (4.69%), State Street Corp (3.39%) and Ariel Investments LLC (1.88%).
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Which major investors are selling Nielsen stock?

NLSN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG, Ariel Investments LLC, Kiltearn Partners LLP, National Bank of Canada FI, Clarkston Capital Partners LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, and Lazard Asset Management LLC.
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Which major investors are buying Nielsen stock?

NLSN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Nova Scotia, Glazer Capital LLC, Omni Event Management Ltd, Segantii Capital Management Ltd, Citigroup Inc., Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Alpine Associates Management Inc., and Quinn Opportunity Partners LLC.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Nielsen's stock price today?

One share of NLSN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.83.

How much money does Nielsen make?

Nielsen has a market capitalization of $9.29 billion and generates $3.50 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $963 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.37 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Nielsen have?

Nielsen employs 15,000 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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 31-20-690-3175.

This page was last updated on 5/27/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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