Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN).
Gateway Investment Advisers LLC reports that it sold 293 shares in quarter ending 06/30/2017 decreasing its exposure to Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares by 1.4%. Its investment was valued at $776,000 a decrease of 7.7% as of quarter end.
Here are some other firms who have updated their holdings. Capstone Asset Management Co trimmed its investment by selling 2,358 shares a decrease of 7.4% from 03/31/2017 to 06/30/2017. Capstone Asset Management Co now controls 29,378 shares worth $1,136,000. The total value of its holdings decreased 13.3%. As of quarter end Handelsbanken Fonder Ab had disposed of 464,000 shares trimming its holdings by 82.3%. The value of the investment in NLSN went from $23,299,000 to $3,866,000 decreasing 83.4% quarter to quarter.
Xact Kapitalforvaltning Ab augmented its holdings by buying 648 shares an increase of 1.5% as of 06/30/2017. Xact Kapitalforvaltning Ab claims 44,886 shares valued at $1,735,000. The value of the position overall is down by 5.0%.
On December 14, 2016 the stock rating was rated “Overweight” by Morgan Stanley a boost from the previous “Equal-weight” rating. December 5 investment analysts at Barclays kept the company rating at “Overweight” but lowered the price target from $53.00 to $50.00.
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey started covering the stock by announcing an initial rating of “Buy”. On September 15, 2016 Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage with an initial rating of “Hold”.
On August 25 analysts at Macquarie began coverage setting a rating of “Outperform”. On July 27 JP Morgan kept the stock rating at “Overweight” but moved up the price target to $64.00 from $53.00.
The company is up since yesterday’s close of $37.16. The company recently declared a dividend that was paid on Friday the 16th of June 2017. The dividend was $0.340 per share for the quarter which comes to $1.36 on an annualized basis. This dividend represents a yeild of $3.63 which is the dividend as a percentage of the current share price. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday the 31st of May 2017.
Shares last traded at $37.69 which is marginally under $38.80, the stock’s 50 day moving average and just below the 200 day moving average of $41.41. The 50 day moving average was down by -4.22% whereas the 200 day moving average was down $-4.25 or -10.26%.
Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares’s P/E ratio is 28.11 and market capitalization is 13.28B. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $1.32 and is expected to be $2.64 for the current year with 357,302,000 shares presently outstanding. Next quarter’s EPS is forecasted at $0.70 with next year’s EPS projected to be $2.89.