Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN):
For The First-Time, Nielsen Opens CPG Data To Connected Partners On A Broad Scale.
The company is so far trading down by -2.81 percent from yesterday’s close.
Additionally Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares announced a dividend paid on Thursday the 8th of September 2016. The dividend payment was $0.310 per share for the quarter or $1.24 annualized. The dividend yield was $2.71. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday the 23rd of August 2016.
The stock is trading at $44.66 slightly below the 50 day moving average of $52.18 and which is a tad under 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 by -15.39%.
Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares currently has a P/E ratio of 27.45 and the market cap of the company is 15.96B. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $1.63 and is projected to be $2.77 for the current year with 357,429,000 shares outstanding. Analysts expect next quarter’s EPS will be $0.54 with next year’s EPS projected to be $2.99.
Several investment firms have provided guidance on NLSN recently. On September 15 analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald started covering NLSN giving it an initial rating of “Hold”. Equity analyst Macquarie began coverage of NLSN with an initial rating of “Outperform”.
On July 27 JP Morgan held the company rating at “Overweight” and moved up the price target to $64.00 from $53.00. On July 22 the company was changed to a “Market Perform” by BMO Capital a cut from the previous “Outperform” rating.
April 7 investment analysts at Citigroup made no change to the stock rating of “Buy” and raised the price target from $52.00 to $59.00. Sterne Agee CRT issued its first research report on the stock by announcing an initial rating of “Buy”.