Insider Selling: Itzhak Fisher Sells 30,876 Shares of Nielsen Holdings N.V. Stock (NLSN)
Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NASDAQ:NLSN) EVP Itzhak Fisher sold 30,876 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $37.04, for a total value of $1,143,647.04. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 16,832 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $623,457. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
A number of research firms have recently commented on NLSN. 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 analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $36.50.
Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NASDAQ:NLSN) traded up 0.81% on Thursday, hitting $37.46. 489,604 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Nielsen Holdings N.V. has a 52-week low of $27.30 and a 52-week high of $37.40. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $36.01 and its 200-day moving average is $34.72. The company has a market cap of $14.127 billion and a P/E ratio of 22.00.
Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NASDAQ:NLSN) last posted its quarterly earnings results 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 in the prior year, the company posted $0.42 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue 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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