Nielsen Holdings N.V. Price Target Raised to $42.00 at RBC Capital (NLSN)
Analysts at RBC Capital hoisted their target price on shares of Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NASDAQ:NLSN) from $37.00 to $42.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, American Banking and Market News reports. The firm currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. RBC Capital’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 7.75% from the stock’s previous close.
In other Nielsen Holdings N.V. news, EVP Itzhak Fisher sold 30,876 shares of Nielsen Holdings N.V. stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.04, for a total transaction of $1,143,647.04. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on NLSN. Analysts at Pivotal Research cut their price target on shares of Nielsen Holdings N.V. from $36.00 to $35.00 in a research note to investors on Thursday. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Nielsen Holdings N.V. in a research note to investors on Thursday. They now have a $40.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $41.00. Finally, 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. One research 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’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $37.14.
Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NASDAQ:NLSN) traded up 1.80% on Thursday, hitting $38.98. The stock had a trading volume of 2,775,693 shares. Nielsen Holdings N.V. has a 52 week low of $27.30 and a 52 week 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 $14.700 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.67.
Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NASDAQ:NLSN) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October 23rd. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $1.39 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.39 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.53 earnings per share. Nielsen Holdings N.V.’s revenue was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Monday, December 9th. Stockholders 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 2.05%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 21st.
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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