Nielsen Holdings N.V. Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank (NLSN)
Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NASDAQ:NLSN)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Deutsche Bank in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, Analyst Ratings Network reports. They currently have a $40.00 price objective on the stock, down from their previous price objective of $41.00. Deutsche Bank’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 2.62% from the company’s current price.
Shares of Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NASDAQ:NLSN) traded up 1.80% on Thursday, hitting $38.98. 2,775,693 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Nielsen Holdings N.V. has a one year low of $27.30 and a one year high of $37.09. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $33.93 and a 200-day moving average of $34.38. The company has a market cap of $14.700 billion and a P/E ratio of 22.67.
Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NASDAQ:NLSN) last issued its quarterly earnings data 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. Investors 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.
In other Nielsen Holdings N.V. news, EVP Itzhak Fisher sold 30,876 shares of the stock in a transaction dated 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 SEC, which can be accessed through this link.
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. 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 issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $36.50.
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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