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Nielsen Holdings PLC (NLSN)

Stock Price: $16.61 USD 0.46 (2.85%)
Updated November 24, 4:00 PM EST - Market closed

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Key Info

Market Cap 5.93B
Revenue (ttm) 6.31B
Net Income (ttm) -150.00M
Shares Out 357.00M
EPS (ttm) -0.42
PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE 9.17
Dividend $0.24
Dividend Yield 1.44%

Stock Quote

Trading Day November 24
Last Price $16.61
Previous Close $16.15
Change ($) 0.46
Change (%) 2.85%
Day's Open 16.57
Day's Range 16.31 - 16.68
Day's Volume 3,347,795
52-Week Range 11.62 - 22.33

More Stats

Market Cap 5.93B
Enterprise Value 14.05B
Earnings Date (est) Feb 11, 2021
Ex-Dividend Date Nov 18, 2020
Shares Outstanding 357.00M
Float 352.26M
EPS (basic) -0.42
EPS (diluted) -0.42
FCF / Share 1.71
Dividend $0.24
Dividend Yield 1.44%
Earnings Yield n/a
FCF Yield 10.29%
Payout Ratio n/a
Shares Short 27.52M
Short Ratio 7.04
Short % of Float 7.81%
Beta 1.23
PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE 9.17
P/FCF Ratio 9.72
PS Ratio 0.94
PB Ratio 2.77
Revenue 6.31B
Operating Income 524.00M
Net Income -150.00M
Free Cash Flow 610.00M
Net Cash -8.12B
Net Cash / Share -22.75
Gross Margin 58.27%
Operating Margin 8.31%
Profit Margin -2.40%
FCF Margin 9.67%
ROA 2.47%
ROE -5.99%
ROIC 3.50%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Forecasts

Analyst Ratings (12)

Buy 6
Overweight 1
Hold 4
Underweight 0
Sell 1

Analyst Consensus: Overweight

Price Target

(10.78% upside)
Current: $16.61
Target: 18.40
*Average 12-month price target from 12 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth-0.26%-0.87%4.17%2.22%-1.84%10.26%5.47%1.48%3.94%-
Gross Profit3,6763,7103,8073,7023,6333,6683,3053,1823,1402,997
Operating Income-93.00-4751,2141,1301,0931,089861880726730
Net Income-415-71242950257038474027384.00130
Shares Outstanding356356357359367379376362352276
Earnings Per Share-1.17-
EPS Growth---13.67%-9.74%54%-48.45%158.67%226.09%-50%-
Dividend Per Share1.111.391.331.211.090.950.72---
Dividend Growth-20.14%4.51%9.92%11.01%14.74%31.94%----
Operating Cash Flow1,0661,0581,3101,2961,2091,093901784641543
Capital Expenditures-519-516-447-391-401-412-374-358-367-334
Free Cash Flow547542863905808681527426274209
Cash & Equivalents454524656754357273564288319421
Total Debt8,6798,3878,4417,9267,3386,8126,6406,5846,7638,558
Net Cash / Debt-8,225-7,863-7,785-7,172-6,981-6,539-6,076-6,296-6,444-8,137
Book Value2,1952,8474,2454,1024,4335,0565,7294,9304,6332,887
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name Nielsen Holdings PLC
Country United States
Employees 46,000
CEO David W. Kenny

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol NLSN
Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Sector Industrials
Industry Consulting Services
Unique Identifier NYSE: NLSN
IPO Date January 26, 2011


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.