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NYSE:NLSN

Nielsen Stock Forecast, Price & News

$24.10
-0.79 (-3.17 %)
(As of 03/3/2021 05:06 PM ET)
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$24.07
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$24.85
50-Day Range
$21.23
MA: $22.70
$24.32
52-Week Range
$11.62
Now: $24.10
$25.05
Volume7.07 million shs
Average Volume4.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.62 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.96%
Beta1.39
Nielsen Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a measurement and data analytics company worldwide. It operates in two segments, Connect and Media. The Connect 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 comprising distribution, pricing, merchandising, and promotion; consumer panel measurement, which offers insight into shopper behavior that consists of trial and repeat purchase for new products, brand or retailer loyalty, and customer segmentation; and analytical services that help clients in taking business decisions in product development and marketing cycles. The Media 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; total audience measurement services; brand effect; social content ratings; advertising effectiveness measurement; and outcome measurement solutions. Nielsen Holdings plc offers media and marketing information, analytics, and manufacturer and retailer expertise about what and where consumers 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services
CUSIPN6321810
Phone646-654-5000
Employees46,000
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.50 billion
Cash Flow$7.35 per share
Book Value$6.71 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-415,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$8.62 billion
Next Earnings Date4/29/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.14 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

183rd out of 442 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

89th out of 192 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$24.10
-0.79 (-3.17 %)
(As of 03/3/2021 05:06 PM ET)
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Nielsen (NYSE:NLSN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Nielsen a buy right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nielsen in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Nielsen stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Nielsen?

Wall Street analysts have given Nielsen a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Nielsen wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Nielsen?

Nielsen saw a drop in short interest in January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 21,130,000 shares, a drop of 25.1% from the January 14th total of 28,210,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,060,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.2 days. Approximately 6.0% 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, April 29th 2021.
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How were Nielsen's earnings last quarter?

Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 25th. The business services provider reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.10. The business services provider earned $1.67 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.63 billion. Nielsen had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 22.28% and a negative net margin of 2.38%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 1.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.41 earnings per share.
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How has Nielsen's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Nielsen's stock was trading at $15.42 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, NLSN stock has increased by 56.3% and is now trading at $24.10.
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How often does Nielsen pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nielsen?

Nielsen declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 4th will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, March 18th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.00%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 3rd.
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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 0.96%. Nielsen does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Nielsen is 14.20%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Nielsen will have a dividend payout ratio of 18.18% next year. This indicates that Nielsen will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Nielsen issued on next quarter's earnings?

Nielsen updated its FY21 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.43 to $1.54 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.48. The company issued revenue guidance of approx $3.475 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.43 billion.

What price target have analysts set for NLSN?

9 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Nielsen's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $27.00. On average, they anticipate Nielsen's stock price to reach $21.36 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.4%.
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Who are Nielsen's key executives?

Nielsen's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. David W. Kenny, CEO, Chief Diversity Officer & Exec. Director (Age 59, Pay $5.94M)
  • Mr. Christopher Taft, Sr. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. George D. Callard, Chief Legal & Corp. Affairs Officer (Age 57, Pay $1.51M)
  • Mr. David L. Rawlinson II, CEO of Global Connect Bus. & Non-Exec. Director (Age 45, Pay $80k)
  • Ms. Linda K. Zukauckas, Chief Financial Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Srini Varadarajan, Chief Technology Officer
  • Ms. Sara Rebecca Gubins, Sr. VP of Investor Relations & Treasury
  • Ms. Emily Epstein, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel of Corp. & Compliance and Corp. Sec.
  • Ms. Jamie Moldafsky, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer (Age 60)
  • Ms. Laurie Lovett, Chief HR Officer

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.

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 (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 The 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 Windacre Partnership LLC (9.86%), BlackRock Inc. (5.84%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (4.88%), Morgan Stanley (3.13%), Ariel Investments LLC (3.06%) and Credit Suisse AG (2.96%). Company insiders that own Nielsen stock include David W Kenny and James A Attwood Jr.
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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 BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, State of Michigan Retirement System, Schroder Investment Management Group, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., and UBS Asset Management Americas Inc..
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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 Norges Bank, Morgan Stanley, Ariel Investments LLC, Lazard Asset Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Credit Suisse AG, Renaissance Technologies LLC, and Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio. Company insiders that have bought Nielsen stock in the last two years include David W Kenny, and James A Attwood Jr.
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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 $24.10.

How much money does Nielsen make?

Nielsen has a market capitalization of $8.62 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.

How many employees does Nielsen have?

Nielsen employs 46,000 workers across the globe.

What is Nielsen's official website?

The official website for Nielsen is www.nielsen.com.

Where are Nielsen's headquarters?

Nielsen is headquartered at 85 BROAD STREET, NEW YORK NY, 10004.

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 3/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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