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

Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NLSN): $23.56

-0.10 (-0.42%)

POWR Rating

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  • NLSN scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 75.2% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NLSN is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • NLSN's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 6.03% of US stocks).

NLSN Stock Summary

  • Over the past twelve months, NLSN has reported earnings growth of 188.43%, putting it ahead of 89.16% of US stocks in our set.
  • As for revenue growth, note that NLSN's revenue has grown -44.36% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of only 3.66% of US companies in our set.
  • Nielsen Holdings plc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 29.13%, greater than the shareholder yield of 94.45% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Nielsen Holdings plc are NXST, DNB, CLH, KAR, and BALY.
  • 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 price growth rate is now at -53.84%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 222.9%.
  • The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -16.9%.
NLSN's revenue has moved down $2,701,000,000 over the prior 70 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
2021-12-31 3,500 666 963
2021-09-30 4,278 776 784
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

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 66.79% of graded US stocks.
  • NLSN's asset turnover comes in at 0.355 -- ranking 403rd of 563 Business Services stocks.
  • AWRE, ENG, and DXC 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
2021-09-30 0.355 0.629 0.167
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

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NLSN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $23.56 52-week high $27.79
Prev. close $23.66 52-week low $16.02
Day low $23.35 Volume 374,445
Day high $23.73 Avg. volume 7,255,284
50-day MA $25.25 Dividend yield 1.01%
200-day MA $21.78 Market Cap 8.47B

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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Yahoo | February 24, 2022

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Yahoo | February 24, 2022


Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) will expand coverage offered by Nielsen Media Impact (NMI), an industry-leading national media planning and optimization solution, to include streaming data from connected television sets (CTV). This NMI enhancement, fueled by Nielsen's Streaming Platform Ratings data, will allow advertisers, agencies, and media owners to better understand the full cross-platform audience reach of TV, digital, radio, print, out-of-home, and now even more robust streaming channels in their me

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

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NLSN Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -13.31%
6-mo 15.54%
1-year -2.40%
3-year 9.66%
5-year -29.44%
YTD 15.54%
2021 -0.74%
2020 4.35%
2019 -8.66%
2018 -32.67%
2017 -10.25%

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