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

Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NLSN): $19.75

-0.31 (-1.55%)

POWR Rating

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  • Growth is the dimension where NLSN ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 83.49% of US stocks.
  • NLSN's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 52 weeks.
  • NLSN's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 27.67% of US stocks).

NLSN Stock Summary

  • Over the past twelve months, NLSN has reported earnings growth of -306.8%, putting it ahead of only 7.34% of US stocks in our set.
  • As for revenue growth, note that NLSN's revenue has grown -22.05% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of merely 11.37% of US companies in our set.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for NLSN comes in at 39.02% -- higher than that of 94.17% 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 CLH, AVA, WRK, QRTEA, and TDS.
  • NLSN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Nielsen Holdings plc's official web site, go to

NLSN Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, NLSN's EV/EBIT ratio is 49.07% lower, now standing at 10.9.
  • Over the past 129 months, NLSN's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.3.
  • Over the past 129 months, NLSN's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NLSN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NLSN 2021-08-26 1.5 2.5 11.0 10.9
NLSN 2021-08-25 1.6 2.6 11.4 11.1
NLSN 2021-08-24 1.6 2.6 11.3 11.0
NLSN 2021-08-23 1.6 2.7 11.7 11.3
NLSN 2021-08-20 1.6 2.7 11.7 11.3
NLSN 2021-08-19 1.6 2.7 11.7 11.3

NLSN Growth Metrics

  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -22.29%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -4.25%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -69.37%.
NLSN's revenue has moved down $1,535,000,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows NLSN's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 4,959 922 691
2021-03-31 5,594 959 585
2020-12-31 6,290 999 -6
2020-09-30 6,309 1,132 -150
2020-06-30 6,362 1,128 -629
2020-03-31 6,494 1,104 -476

NLSN's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • NLSN has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 66.02% of graded US stocks.
  • NLSN's asset turnover comes in at 0.376 -- ranking 393rd of 560 Business Services stocks.
  • CTXS, AWRE, and AEYE are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with NLSN.

The table below shows NLSN's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.376 0.608 0.147
2021-03-31 0.400 0.586 0.116
2020-12-31 0.432 0.561 0.044
2020-09-30 0.432 0.559 0.035
2020-06-30 0.447 0.558 -0.061
2020-03-31 0.444 0.561 -0.037

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NLSN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $19.75 52-week high $28.42
Prev. close $20.06 52-week low $13.13
Day low $19.69 Volume 1,936,504
Day high $20.09 Avg. volume 3,568,580
50-day MA $20.55 Dividend yield 1.2%
200-day MA $23.70 Market Cap 7.09B

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.

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Latest NLSN News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Nielsen Holdings plc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate NLSN as an investment opportunity.

Hedge Funds Are Dumping Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN)

In this article you are going to find out whether hedge funds think Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) is a good investment right now. We like to check what the smart money thinks first before doing extensive research on a given stock. Although there have been several high profile failed hedge fund picks, the consensus picks […]

Yahoo | October 18, 2021

Nielsen Unveils New Brand Identity Reflecting Company's Transformation and Focus on the Global Future of Media

Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) unveiled a new brand campaign, including a new identity, reflecting the company's transformation of its culture and a redefined strategy focused solely on the global future of media. Nielsen's new look and feel represents a commitment to innovation and the company's role and purpose of powering a better media future for all people.

Yahoo | October 18, 2021

Nielsen Board OKs Quarterly Cash Dividend

The Board of Directors of Nielsen Holdings plc has declared a quarterly cash dividend. The dividend is payable on December 2, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 18.

Radio & Television Business Report | October 15, 2021

Nielsen Declares Quarterly Dividend

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.

Yahoo | October 15, 2021

Nielsen's The Gauge: Monthly Total TV And Streaming Snapshot For September Details Broadcast Uptick As TV And NFL Seasons Kick Off

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 saw a 2% increase, giving them 26% of consumers' total TV time.

Yahoo | October 14, 2021

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NLSN Price Returns

1-mo 2.33%
3-mo -17.97%
6-mo -22.48%
1-year 45.31%
3-year -20.32%
5-year -57.51%
YTD -4.68%
2020 4.35%
2019 -8.66%
2018 -32.67%
2017 -10.25%
2016 -7.76%

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