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NYSE:NLSN - Nielsen Stock Price, Forecast & News

$22.25
+0.42 (+1.92 %)
(As of 02/20/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$21.68
Now: $22.25
$22.30
50-Day Range
$19.86
MA: $20.96
$22.25
52-Week Range
$17.94
Now: $22.25
$27.57
Volume2.72 million shs
Average Volume3.09 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.92 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.10%
Beta0.94
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
Phone646-654-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.52 billion
Cash Flow$7.81 per share
Book Value$8.57 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-712,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees46,000
Market Cap$7.92 billion
Next Earnings Date2/27/2020 (Confirmed)
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, December 5th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.08%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 20th. View Nielsen's Dividend History.

How were Nielsen's earnings last quarter?

Nielsen Holdings PLC (NYSE:NLSN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 7th. The business services provider reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.11. The business services provider had revenue of $1.62 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.61 billion. Nielsen had a negative net margin of 19.46% and a positive return on equity of 21.91%. Nielsen's revenue for the quarter was up 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.27 EPS. View Nielsen's Earnings History.

When is Nielsen's next earnings date?

Nielsen is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 27th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Nielsen.

How can I listen to Nielsen's earnings call?

Nielsen will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 27th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Nielsen issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, December, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.77 to $1.83 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.77. The company issued revenue guidance of +0.0% yr/yr to +1.5% yr/yr to $6.515-$6.612 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.48 billion.

What price target have analysts set for NLSN?

6 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Nielsen's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Nielsen's stock price to reach $24.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Nielsen.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Nielsen?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nielsen in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Nielsen.

Has Nielsen been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about NLSN stock have been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Nielsen earned a coverage optimism score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Nielsen.

Are investors shorting Nielsen?

Nielsen saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 22,480,000 shares, an increase of 23.0% from the January 15th total of 18,270,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,830,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.9 days. Approximately 6.4% of the company's stock are sold short. 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), IBM (IBM) and Boeing (BA).

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (9.27%), Windacre Partnership LLC (4.75%), State Street Corp (4.56%), Clarkston Capital Partners LLC (3.57%), Black Creek Investment Management Inc. (3.27%) and Credit Suisse AG (2.70%). Company insiders that own Nielsen stock include Jamere Jackson, Jeffrey Charlton 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 Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, AXA, New South Capital Management Inc., American International Group Inc., Capital International Investors, AQR Capital Management LLC and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 FMR LLC, Clarkston Capital Partners LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Ariel Investments LLC, Windacre Partnership LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, SG Americas Securities LLC and Kiltearn Partners LLP. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Nielsen's stock price today?

One share of NLSN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.25.

How big of a company is Nielsen?

Nielsen has a market capitalization of $7.92 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 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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Nielsen (NYSE NLSN)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  582 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  480 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,062
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Nielsen and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NLSN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NLSN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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