Nielsen Holdings N.V. Hits New 52-Week High at $37.37 (NLSN)
Shares of Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NASDAQ:NLSN) hit a new 52-week high during trading on Thursday, Analyst Ratings Network reports. The stock traded as high as $37.37 and last traded at $37.20, with a volume of 1,876,256 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $36.11.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on NLSN shares. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. initiated coverage on shares of Nielsen Holdings N.V. in a research note to investors on Tuesday, October 1st. They set an “overweight” rating and a $43.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Evercore Partners raised their price target on shares of Nielsen Holdings N.V. from $34.00 to $35.00 in a research note to investors on Tuesday, September 24th. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at TheStreet upgraded shares of Nielsen Holdings N.V. from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note to investors on Tuesday, September 24th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $36.50.
Nielsen Holdings N.V. has a 52 week low of $27.30 and a 52 week high of $37.30. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $35.55 and its 200-day moving average is $34.65. The company has a market cap of $14.070 billion and a P/E ratio of 21.38.
Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NASDAQ:NLSN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 30th. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the 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 in the previous year, the company posted $0.42 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Nielsen Holdings N.V. will post $1.99 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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