Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NLSN): Price and Financial Metrics

Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NLSN)

Today's Latest Price: $21.78 USD

0.50 (-2.24%)

Updated Jan 21 4:00pm

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Ranked of 45 in Internet - Services

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NLSN Stock Summary

  • Nielsen Holdings plc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 84% of US listed stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, NLSN has reported earnings growth of -122%, putting it ahead of merely 15.98% of US stocks in our set.
  • Nielsen Holdings plc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -16.37%, greater than the shareholder yield of only 15.49% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Nielsen Holdings plc, a group of peers worth examining would be VAC, NI, HI, GNW, and WRK.
  • NLSN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Nielsen Holdings plc's official web site, go to

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NLSN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $21.78 52-week high $22.52
Prev. close $22.28 52-week low $11.62
Day low $21.72 Volume 4,905,726
Day high $22.25 Avg. volume 4,228,251
50-day MA $18.79 Dividend yield 1.08%
200-day MA $15.55 Market Cap 7.78B

Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NLSN) Company Bio

Nielsen NV provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content video, audio and text is consumed. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in Diemen, the Netherlands.

NLSN Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$21.78$8.64 -61%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Nielsen Holdings plc. To summarize, we found that Nielsen Holdings plc ranked in the 30th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Nielsen Holdings plc, consider:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.54 years comes in at -0.01%; that's greater than merely 23.31% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • 43% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 15.92% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • As a business, Nielsen Holdings plc experienced a tax rate of about 24% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Industrials), this tax rate is higher than 87.22% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as NLSN, try FSS, HSII, MRCY, PMTS, and SVT.

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STOCKHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates Continues to Investigate the Following Merger

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / January 15, 2021 /Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a national securities firm rated Top 50 in the 2018 and 2019 ISS Securities Class Action Services Report and headquartered at the Empire State Building in New York City, is investigating: * Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) relating to its agreement to sell Nielsen's Global Connect business to Advent International Corporation for approximately $2. Click here for more information: https://monteverdelaw.

Yahoo | January 16, 2021

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky Law, P.A. Reminds Investors of Investigation of Nielsen Holdings plc

WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rigrodsky Law, P.A. announces that it is investigating Nielsen Holdings plc (“Nielsen”) (NYSE: NLSN) regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties and other violations of law related to Nielsen’s agreement to sell Nielsen’s Global Connect business to funds advised by affiliates of Advent International Corporation for approximately $2,700,000,000 in cash. To learn more about this investigation and your rights, visit: You may contact Seth D. Rigrodsky or Gina M. Serra cost and obligation free at (888) 969-4242 or [email protected] Rigrodsky Law, P.A., with offices in Delaware and New York, has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of investors and achieved substantial ...

Yahoo | January 15, 2021

Straight To View: Nielsen Begins Tracking Premium Theatrical Films Being Distributed On Streaming Platforms

Today, Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) announced that it is launching its Theatrical Video On-Demand (TVOD) measurement service as a way to capture viewing to movie releases that are directly available to consumers to rent or purchase on demand through streaming/MVPD platforms.

Yahoo | January 12, 2021

Why Value Investor Bill Miller Likes Teva, Gannett, and Bitcoin

Investor Bill Miller is bullish on (TEVA)(GCI) cruise lines, and Bitcoin, saying that the cryptocurrency is “gaining acceptance every day.” Miller and Rogers were among seven value investors who participated in a roundtable last Thursday that was moderated by Mellody Hobson, the co-CEO and president of Ariel Investments.

Yahoo | January 12, 2021

Nielsen Media Welcomes Caroline Clarke: New Head Of Editorial Content Strategy

Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) today announced that Caroline Clarke will join the company as Senior Vice President of Editorial Content Strategy, effective immediately. In this role, Ms. Clarke will lead the Nielsen Media Thought Leadership team and set the global strategy for content, as the company faces a new chapter, transforming into an independent, publicly traded media company.

Yahoo | January 12, 2021

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NLSN Price Returns

1-mo 10.33%
3-mo 54.15%
6-mo 46.97%
1-year 4.18%
3-year -34.29%
5-year -42.98%
YTD 4.36%
2020 4.35%
2019 -8.66%
2018 -32.67%
2017 -10.25%
2016 -7.76%

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