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

Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NLSN): $18.86

-0.31 (-1.62%)

POWR Rating

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  • NLSN scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 74.93% of US stocks.
  • NLSN's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 163 days.
  • NLSN ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 13th percentile.

NLSN Stock Summary

  • Over the past twelve months, NLSN has reported earnings growth of 276.2%, putting it ahead of 92.22% of US stocks in our set.
  • As for revenue growth, note that NLSN's revenue has grown -32.19% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of just 6.22% 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 62.93%, greater than the shareholder yield of 96.85% 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, CWT, ADT, AVA, and QRTEA.
  • Visit NLSN's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's 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 year over year price growth rate is now at 80.86%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -7.3%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 233.43%.
NLSN's revenue has moved down $2,084,000,000 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
2021-09-30 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
2020-06-30 6,362 1,128 -629

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 $18.86 52-week high $28.42
Prev. close $19.17 52-week low $18.75
Day low $18.75 Volume 3,165,100
Day high $19.25 Avg. volume 3,494,743
50-day MA $20.56 Dividend yield 1.27%
200-day MA $22.66 Market Cap 6.77B

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.


Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) announced that The Gauge, its monthly total TV and streaming snapshot, revealed that streaming in the U.S. reached a new all-time weekly high of over 183 billion minutes of video in December 2021, giving over-the-top platforms a record-breaking 33% share of total TV viewing during the week of Christmas.

Yahoo | January 13, 2022

Nielsen (NLSN) Partners New York Interconnect, Boosts Clientele

Nielsen (NLSN) collaborates with New York Interconnect for local TV measurement in the New York Designated Market Area.

Yahoo | January 11, 2022

Nielsen Named One of America's Most JUST Companies by JUST Capital and Media Partner CNBC

Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) was named one of America's most JUST Companies in 2022 by JUST Capital, along with its media partner CNBC, making this the fifth year in a row Nielsen has been recognized as part of the JUST 100 list for its commitment to serving its employees, clients, communities, environment and shareholders. The annual JUST 100 list is a ranking of ESG and stakeholder performance. Nielsen ranked third out of 15 media companies and 87 out of all companies, with its highest issue scores in

Yahoo | January 11, 2022

Nielsen (NLSN) Expands Clientele With Gracenote-Lucid Deal

Nielsen's (NLSN) Gracenote collaborates with Lucid Group to equip the latter's Lucid Air luxury electric vehicle with advanced audio features.

Yahoo | January 7, 2022

WarnerMedia joins ranks looking at Nielsen rating alternatives (NASDAQ:SCOR)

WarnerMedia is joining the growing list of media companies looking for alternatives to ratings stalwart Nielsen Holdings (NLSN +0.2%)

Seeking Alpha | January 6, 2022

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NLSN Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -3.51%
6-mo -21.42%
1-year -12.34%
3-year -19.71%
5-year -45.81%
YTD -8.04%
2021 -0.74%
2020 4.35%
2019 -8.66%
2018 -32.67%
2017 -10.25%

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