Insider Selling: Itzhak Fisher Sells 30,876 Shares of Nielsen Holdings N.V. Stock (NLSN)
Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NASDAQ:NLSN) EVP Itzhak Fisher unloaded 30,876 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $35.67, for a total value of $1,101,346.92. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 8,832 shares in the company. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on NLSN shares. Analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein upgraded shares of Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NASDAQ:NLSN) from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note to investors on Tuesday, August 20th. They now have a $38.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at RBC Capital cut their price target on shares of Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NASDAQ:NLSN) from $38.00 to $37.00 in a research note to investors on Thursday, August 1st. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Citigroup Inc. cut their EPS estimates on shares of Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NASDAQ:NLSN) in a research note on Thursday. They now have a $38.00 price target on the stock.
One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $35.73.
Shares of Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NASDAQ:NLSN) traded up 1.51% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $36.94. The stock had a trading volume of 1,438,852 shares. Nielsen Holdings N.V. has a 1-year low of $27.30 and a 1-year high of $37.09. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $34.09 and a 200-day moving average of $34.43. The company has a market cap of $13.931 billion and a P/E ratio of 21.55.
Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NASDAQ:NLSN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 30th. The company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $1.39 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.44 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.42 earnings per share. Nielsen Holdings N.V.’s revenue was up 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Nielsen Holdings N.V. will post $1.92 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Nielsen Holdings N.V. is a global information and measurement company. The Company delivers media and marketing information, and analytics on a global and local basis.
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