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

Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NLSN)

Today's Latest Price: $13.61 USD

0.33 (-2.37%)

Updated Oct 19 8:04pm

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Ranked of 35 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 83.28% of US listed stocks.
  • NLSN's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 83.76% of US stocks.
  • Nielsen Holdings plc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 9.45%, greater than the shareholder yield of 80.82% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Nielsen Holdings plc are NWL, QRTEA, UFS, WNC, and LDL.
  • Visit NLSN's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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NLSN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $13.61 52-week high $22.33
Prev. close $13.94 52-week low $11.62
Day low $13.48 Volume 3,181,496
Day high $14.13 Avg. volume 3,818,164
50-day MA $14.81 Dividend yield 1.72%
200-day MA $15.73 Market Cap 4.86B

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:
$13.61$4.66 -67%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Nielsen Holdings plc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Nielsen Holdings plc ranked in the 23th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Nielsen Holdings plc ended up being:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 36% of its capital from equity, and 64% of its capital from debt. Its equity weight surpasses that of merely 15.99% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Industrials sector.
  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.46 years, is -0.02% -- higher than only 22.65% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • Nielsen Holdings plc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -1.54. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 18.63% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

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 BWXT, FORR, GNRC, BDC, and KNL.

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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.

Nielsen +2.2% as J.P. Morgan reiterates Overweight after presentation

Nielsen Holdings (NLSN) is up 2.2% after J.P. Morgan reiterated its Overweight rating, following the company's presentation at the JPM London conference. The company is speeding the pace of its restructuring, it says, and continuing to evolve its product/market portfolio. The separation of its Global Connect and Media business is...

Seeking Alpha | September 16, 2020

Nielsen +2.2% as J.P. Morgan reiterates Overweight after presentation (NYSE:NLSN)

Nielsen Holdings (NYSE:NLSN) is up 2.2% after J.P. Morgan reiterated its Overweight rating, following the company's presentation at the JPM London conferen

Seeking Alpha | September 16, 2020

Nielsen offering $1B in debt in refinancing

Nielsen (NLSN +0.2%) has launched a $1B debt offering through subsidiaries, and is partially redeeming debt due in 2021 and 2022. Nielsen Finance LLC and Nielsen Finance Co. are proposing to offer $500M in senior notes due 2028 and $500M in notes due 2030. Meanwhile subsidiary The Nielsen Co. (Luxembourg)...

Seeking Alpha | September 9, 2020

Insights on the Directory, Mailing List, and Other Publishers Global Market to 2030 - Featuring Thomson Reuters, Nielsen Holdings & YP Holdings Among Others

DUBLIN , Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Directory, Mailing List, And Other Publishers Global Market Report 2020-30: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery" report has been added to's offering. This report provides the strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global directory, mailing list, and other publishers market as it emerges from the COVID-19 shut down. The global directory, mailing list, and other publishers market is expected to decline from $31.3 billion in 2019 to $29.1 billion in 2020 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of -7.2%. The decline is mainly due to economic slowdown across countries owing to the COVID-19 outbreak and the measures to contain it. The market is then expected to recover and g...

Benzinga | September 2, 2020

Nielsen (NLSN) to Report Q2 Earnings: What's in the Offing?

Partnerships and agreements are likely to have driven Nielsen Holdings' (NLSN) second-quarter 2020 revenues.

Yahoo | July 31, 2020

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NLSN Price Returns

1-mo -7.92%
3-mo -9.34%
6-mo 15.66%
1-year -33.88%
3-year -63.31%
5-year -64.91%
YTD -32.20%
2019 -8.66%
2018 -32.67%
2017 -10.25%
2016 -7.76%
2015 6.10%

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