Nielsen Holdings Plc (NYSE:NLSN).
Thornburg Investment Management Inc reports that it bought 50,171 shares during the last quarter increasing its exposure to Nielsen Holdings Plc by 1.7%. Its investment was valued at $125,530,000 an increase of 9.0% as of the end of the quarter.
The following firms have recently changed their position in NLSN. As of quarter end Raymond James & Associates had bought a total of 140,949 shares growing its stake by 8.5%. The value of the investment in Nielsen Holdings Plc went from $64,171,000 to $74,645,000 increasing 16.3% for the reporting period. As of the end of the quarter Baird Financial Group, Inc. had acquired 30,143 shares growing its position 1.8%. The value of the investment in NLSN increased from $64,486,000 to $70,389,000 a change of 9.2% quarter over quarter.
Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS augmented its holdings by buying 2,362 shares an increase of 9.5% from 06/30/2017 to 09/30/2017. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS controls 27,315 shares valued at $1,132,000. The value of the position overall is up by 17.3%.
Equity analyst Morgan Stanley lowered the price target on November 10 cutting the projection from $49.00 to $47.00 and issued a “Overweight” rating. BMO Capital Markets lowered the price target of the stock on November 10 changing the forecast from $43.00 to $40.00 and stated a “Market Perform” rating.
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) released a research note on NLSN by announcing an initial rating of “Neutral”. October 27 investment analysts at Needham & Company LLC reiterated a “Buy” rating on the company.
Morgan Stanley lowered the price target on October 26 changing the price objective from $50.00 to $49.00 and issued a “Overweight” recommendation. Equity analyst Credit Suisse Group lowered the price target on October 26 changing the forecast from $47.00 to $46.00 with a rating of “Outperform”.
The company is up from yesterday’s close of 35.97. Nielsen Holdings Plc currently has a P/E ratio of 25.37 and the market cap of the company is 12.81B. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $1.42 with 356.17M shares currently outstanding.
Traders are more bearish on Nielsen Holdings Plc if you pay attention to the change in short interest. The firm realized a rise in short interest between September 29, 2017 and October 13, 2017 of 0.48%. Short shares increased from 22,783,646 to 22,891,927 over that period. Days to cover decreased -1.0 to 12.0 and the short interest percentage is 0.06% as of October 13.