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

Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NLSN): $27.98

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POWR Rating

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  • NLSN scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 74.16% of US stocks.
  • NLSN's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • NLSN's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 8.49% of US stocks).

NLSN Stock Summary

  • NLSN has a higher market value than 84.73% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $9,974,607,933.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for NIELSEN HOLDINGS PLC is higher than it is for about 78.44% of US stocks.
  • As for revenue growth, note that NLSN's revenue has grown -28.72% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of only 6.42% of US companies 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 NXST, CLH, AVA, LAMR, and DY.
  • 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 price/sales ratio is 154.55% higher, now standing at 2.8.
  • NLSN's price/sales ratio has moved up 1 over the prior 142 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NLSN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NLSN 2022-09-26 2.8 2.9 18.9 19.7
NLSN 2022-09-23 2.8 2.9 18.9 19.7
NLSN 2022-09-22 2.8 2.9 18.9 19.7
NLSN 2022-09-21 2.8 2.9 18.9 19.7
NLSN 2022-09-20 2.8 2.9 18.9 19.7
NLSN 2022-09-19 2.8 2.9 18.9 19.7

NLSN Growth Metrics

    Its year over year price growth rate is now at 0.75%.
  • The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at 3.46%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 166.8%.
Over the past 33 months, NLSN's revenue has gone down $2,930,000,000.

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
2022-06-30 3,535 982 530
2022-03-31 3,514 930 495
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

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 $27.98 52-week high $28.00
Prev. close $27.97 52-week low $16.02
Day low $27.97 Volume 22,430,300
Day high $28.00 Avg. volume 6,164,164
50-day MA $27.34 Dividend yield 0.86%
200-day MA $23.94 Market Cap 10.07B

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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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.

Latino Representation in Video Content Drives Bingeability

NORTHAMPTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / October 12, 2022 / Nielsen The importance of representation in media can't be overstated. Among Hispanics, for example, 56% say they're more likely to watch content when it features someone from their identity group1. ...

Yahoo | October 12, 2022

Banks Absorb Nielsen Buyout Debt As Market Recoils

A group of banks including Bank of America Corp., Barclays PLC and Credit Suisse Group AG is funding most of the debt for the buyout of TV ratings company Nielsen Holdings PLC themselves, according to people familiar with the matter.

Yahoo | October 12, 2022

Carlyle Credit Arm Makes $1.5 Billion Wager on Citrix, Nielsen Buyout Debt

(Bloomberg) -- Carlyle Group Inc. made large bets on the buyouts of Citrix Systems Inc. and Nielsen Holdings Plc as banks struggled to find buyers for billions of dollars of debt they agreed to provide to finance the deals.Most Read from BloombergHere’s How Weird Things Are Getting in the Housing MarketIntel Plans Thousands of Job Cuts in Face of PC SlowdownHome Flippers Get Burned by US Housing Market’s Sudden SlumpIt’s Official: The Fed’s in the RedJamie Dimon’s S&P 500 Bear Market: Brutal, Fa

Yahoo | October 11, 2022

Nielsen Announces Closing Of Transaction With Evergreen- and Brookfield-Led Consortium

Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE: NLSN) ("Nielsen") today announced the completion of its previously announced sale to a private equity consortium (the "Consortium") composed of Evergreen Coast Capital Corp. ("Evergreen"), an affiliate of Elliott Investment Management L.P. ("Elliott"), and Brookfield Business Partners L.P. together with institutional partners (collectively "Brookfield") in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $16 billion, including the assumption of debt.

Yahoo | October 11, 2022

Nielsen's Gracenote Drives Next Evolution of Hollywood Project Management with Debut of New Studio Solutions Suite

Gracenote, the content solutions pillar of Nielsen, has debuted Gracenote Studio Solutions, a portfolio of offerings designed to help Hollywood streamline content operations and optimize internal processes. The new product suite provides entertainment professionals focused on creative development, production, business affairs and legal with critical data accessible through powerful tools to inform smarter decision-making.

Yahoo | October 11, 2022

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NLSN Price Returns

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6-mo 9.66%
1-year 42.81%
3-year 46.62%
5-year -15.71%
YTD 37.51%
2021 -0.74%
2020 4.35%
2019 -8.66%
2018 -32.67%
2017 -10.25%

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