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Nielsen Holdings PLC (NLSN)

NYSE: NLSN · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
19.77 0.09 (0.46%)
Oct 15, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap7.09B
Revenue (ttm)4.96B
Net Income (ttm)691.00M
Shares Out358.62M
EPS (ttm)1.93
PE Ratio10.27
Forward PE11.22
Dividend$0.24 (1.21%)
Ex-Dividend DateAug 18, 2021
Volume2,063,754
Open19.82
Previous Close19.68
Day's Range19.74 - 19.96
52-Week Range12.98 - 28.28
Beta1.44
AnalystsBuy
Price Target27.18 (+37.5%)
Est. Earnings DateNov 1, 2021

About NLSN

Nielsen Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a measurement and data analytics company worldwide. It operates in two segments, Nielsen Global Media (Media) and Nielsen Global Connect (Connect). The Media segment provides viewership and listening data, and analytics principally to media publishers and marketers, and advertising agencies for television, radio, digital viewing, and listening platforms. This segment offers television audience measurement services; digital audience measurement services, such as digital media and ...

IndustryProfessional Services
IPO DateJan 26, 2011
CEODavid Kenny
Employees43,000
Stock ExchangeNYSE
Ticker SymbolNLSN
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, Nielsen's revenue was $6.29 billion, a decrease of -3.20% compared to the previous year's $6.50 billion. Losses were -$6.00 million, -98.55% less than in 2019.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 11 analysts, the average rating for Nielsen stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 27.18, which is an increase of 37.48% from the latest price.

Price Target
$27.18
(37.48% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy

News

Nielsen Declares Quarterly Dividend

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE: NLSN) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share of Nielsen's common stock. The dividend is payab...

23 hours ago - PRNewsWire

Nielsen's The Gauge: Monthly Total TV And Streaming Snapshot For September Details Broadcast Uptick As TV And NFL Sea...

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) announced that The Gauge, its monthly total TV and streaming snapshot, revealed that in September 2021 broadcasters share of total TV viewing...

1 day ago - PRNewsWire

Nielsen To Report Third Quarter 2021 Results

NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE: NLSN), today announced that it will report its financial results for the third quarter 2021 on Thursday, October 28, 2021. The Company...

3 days ago - PRNewsWire

Nielsen Updates Streaming Measurement Tools Into New Suite

Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE: NLSN) is updating its streaming measurement process into a single suite encompassing ad-supported and subscription-based service models across content, ads and platforms. Wha...

1 week ago - Benzinga

Nielsen Combines Streaming Metrics Into Single Tool, Aiming To Head Off Skepticism Ahead Of Fall 2022 Milestone

Nielsen is signaling its seriousness about making strides in the measurement of streaming, given the increasing popularity of that way of viewing. The dominant measurement firm said it is streamlining i...

1 week ago - Deadline

Nielsen Relaunches Streaming Measurement Suite across Content, Ads and Platforms to Tackle Growing Consumer Segment

NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN), a long time leader in streaming content and ad measurement, announced that it is bringing its streaming solutions together in a single measur...

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

ANA's AIMM Teams Up With Nielsen And Media Framework To Launch Long Awaited List Of Minority Owned Media And Provide ...

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ANA's Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing (AIMM), Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) and Media Framework announce a collaboration aimed at increasing investment...

2 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

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2 weeks ago - The Motley Fool

Nielsen's: ‘Cruella' Tops ‘He's All That' And ‘Vacation Friends'

In the Nielsen ratings for the week of August 23 to August 29, the top SVOD movie was, by a decent margin, Walt Disney's Cruella.

3 weeks ago - Forbes

IPG Mediabrands Taps Gracenote to Support Client Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives

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3 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Nielsen Announces "Impressions First Initiative" And The Integration Of Broadband Only Homes Into Local Measurement I...

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) announced today that it will take the lead on an "Impressions First Initiative" to support an industry-wide move to impressions-based buying...

3 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Nielsen's The Gauge: Monthly Total TV And Streaming Viewing Snapshot For August Shows Back-To-School Influencing Stre...

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) announced that The Gauge , its monthly total TV and streaming snapshot, unveiled that in August 2021, streaming maintained a 28% share of to...

4 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Nielsen, The MRC And The VAB, How Will It End? We Asked Some Experts

Nielsen has been under fire from the TV networks for underreporting ratings and in the process had their accreditation from the MRC put on hiatus. To find out what could happen next, I reached out to a ...

1 month ago - Forbes

Nielsen To Present At Two Upcoming Investor Conferences

NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE: NLSN), today announced that the Company will be presenting at two upcoming investor conferences.

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

Nielsen CEO defends company amid escalating criticism from TV industry

Nielsen's chief executive defended the company Thursday, as the ratings behemoth comes under renewed fire from the TV industry and faces questions about the accuracy of a system through which $60 billio...

1 month ago - Reuters

Nielsen TV Rating Services Accreditation Suspended By Media Rating Council

The Media Rating Council said the suspension will take effect on September 20, while Nielsen argues that they are taking steps to correct “ongoing issues.”

1 month ago - Forbes

Nielsen's Ratings Accreditation Yanked By Media Rating Council; Company Says Move “Will Not Impact The Usability Of O...

The Media Rating Council has suspended Nielsen's accreditation for national ratings, the latest twist in a long-running drama over the effort for a third party to effectively measure viewing. The move, ...

1 month ago - Deadline

For Nielsen Ratings Complaints And Potential Competitors Is Nothing New

For over 30 years Nielsen has survived software glitches, complaints about ratings and potential competition. Nonetheless, Nielsen continues to be the negotiating currency for tens of billions of ad dol...

1 month ago - Forbes

Here Are 7 Stocks to Avoid Snapping Up in August

Many of the biggest losers in 2021 enjoyed big runs last year. But keeping up with shifting trends, here are some popular stocks to avoid.

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1 month ago - InvestorPlace

Nielsen and Meredith Corporation Renew Multi-year Agreement for Local TV Audience Measurement

NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) and Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP), announced today that they have reached a multi-year renewal agreement for Nielsen Local TV ratings. The...

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2 months ago - PRNewsWire

Nielsen Readies Next-Gen Wearable Metering Technologies And Devices For National, Local And Audio Measurement

NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) today announced that starting in September 2021, it will begin placing approximately 3,000 new Portable People Meter (PPM) Wearables in a subs...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

Nielsen (NLSN) Surpasses Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Nielsen's (NLSN) second-quarter results reflect strength across Audience Measurement, and Outcomes and Content.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Nielsen Beats On Q2 Earnings, Raises FY21 Outlook

Nielsen Holdings PLC (NYSE: NLSN) reported second-quarter FY21 revenue growth of 6.2% year-on-year to $861 million, beating the analyst consensus of $851.4 million. Revenues from Audience Measurement ro...

2 months ago - Benzinga

Nielsen Holdings Plc (NLSN) Surpasses Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Nielsen Holdings Plc (NLSN) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 13.16% and 0.69%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Nielsen Reports 2nd Quarter 2021 Results

NEW YORK, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE: NLSN) announced its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2021.  The Company also increased its 2021 guidance, raising the low...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire