Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN):
Nielsen Announces Launch Of National Television Out-of-home Measurement Service.
The company is so far trading down by -2.81 percent from yesterday’s close.
Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares also declared a dividend for shareholders which was paid on Thursday the 8th of September 2016. The dividend was $0.310 per share for the quarter which is $1.24 annualized. This dividend represents a yield of $2.72. The ex-dividend date was set for Tuesday the 23rd of August 2016.
Company chares are trading at $44.66 which is marginally lower than $52.18, the 50 day moving average and a tad below the 200 day moving average of $52.78. The 50 day moving average was down by -14.41% and the 200 day average went down $-8.12 or -15.39%.
The P/E ratio is 27.45 and the market cap is 15.96B. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $1.65 and is estimated to be $2.77 for the current year with 357,429,000 shares currently outstanding. Next quarter’s EPS is forecasted to be $0.54 and the next full year EPS is projected to be $2.99.
A few investment analysts have released ratings on NLSN. Equity analyst Cantor Fitzgerald starting coverage on the stock with an initial rating of “Hold”. Macquarie began coverage of the stock setting a rating of “Outperform”.
July 27 investment analysts at JP Morgan kept the company rating at “Overweight” but moved up the price target from $53.00 to $64.00. On July 22 the company was rated “Market Perform” according to a BMO Capital report which was a cut from the previous “Outperform” rating.
On April 7 Citigroup kept the stock rating at “Buy” and raised the price target to $59.00 from $52.00. On March 22, 2016 Sterne Agee CRT started covering the stock by announcing an initial rating of “Buy”.