Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NLSN) Posts Quarterly Earnings, Beats Estimates By $0.02 EPS
Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NASDAQ:NLSN) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The company reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.02, Stock Ratings Network reports. The company had revenue of $1.39 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.39 billion.
Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NASDAQ:NLSN) opened at 38.83 on Wednesday. Nielsen Holdings N.V. has a 1-year low of $27.30 and a 1-year high of $37.09. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $33.93 and its 200-day moving average is $34.38. The company has a market cap of $14.643 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.99.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Monday, December 9th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.06%.
NLSN has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. 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. On the ratings front, 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 investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $36.50.
In other Nielsen Holdings N.V. news, EVP Itzhak Fisher sold 30,876 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.04, for a total value of $1,143,647.04. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
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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