The stock of Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) is a huge mover today! About 1.96M shares traded hands. Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) has declined 17.71% since April 14, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.40% the S&P500.
The move comes after 8 months positive chart setup for the $15.58 billion company. It was reported on Nov, 16 by Barchart.com. We have $64.83 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:NLSN worth $7.01 billion more.
Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) Ratings Coverage
Out of 13 analysts covering Nielsen Holdings NV (NYSE:NLSN), 9 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 4 “Hold”. This means 69% are positive. Nielsen Holdings NV has been the topic of 15 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, March 22 by Sterne Agee CRT. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with “Outperform” on Wednesday, October 26. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, September 16 by William Blair. Pivotal Research maintained the shares of NLSN in a report on Friday, October 16 with “Hold” rating. The company was upgraded on Monday, August 10 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 25 by Pivotal Research. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, July 29 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) earned “Hold” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Thursday, September 15. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Friday, July 22 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating given by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, March 9.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Nielsen N.V. is engaged in information and measurement services. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, delivers media and marketing information, and analytics on a global and local basis. It operates in two segments: Buy segment and Watch segment. The Buy segment provides retail measurement services, consumer panel measurement and consumer intelligence and analytical services. The Watch segment provides viewership data and analytics primarily to the media and advertising industries across television, online and mobile screens. Nielsen N.V., formerly Nielsen Holdings NV, is headquartered in Diemen, the Netherlands.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.75 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.58, from 1.33 in 2016Q1. The ratio worsened, as 3 funds sold all Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares shares owned while 1 reduced positions. 2 funds bought stakes while 1 increased positions. They now own 347,275 shares or 30.18% less from 497,381 shares in 2016Q1.
Department Mb Bankshares N A holds 0% or 118 shares in its portfolio. The United Kingdom-based Standard Life Invs Limited has invested 0.07% in Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN). Asset Mngmt Gru Inc Inc, a Connecticut-based fund reported 33,525 shares. Huntington Fincl Bank has invested 0% of its portfolio in Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN). Vantage Investment Advsrs Ltd Company has 0% invested in the company for 28 shares.
Insider Transactions: Since May 20, 2016, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 7 sales for $45.57 million net activity. 105,441 Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) shares with value of $5.59M were sold by CALHOUN DAVID L. 120,196 Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) shares with value of $5.28M were sold by KASH ARVIN. On Wednesday, November 2 Charlton Jeffrey sold $254,843 worth of the stock or 5,574 shares. $3.23M worth of shares were sold by Barns Dwight on Thursday, July 28. Shares for $415,907 were sold by TAVOLIERI GIOVANNI.
Another recent and important Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) news was published by Schaeffersresearch.com which published an article titled: “Earnings Roundup: Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NLSN) and JetBlue Airways …” on October 25, 2016.
NLSN Company Profile
Nielsen Holdings plc, incorporated on February 4, 2015, is a performance management company. The Firm provides to clients an understanding of what clients watch and what they buy and how those choices intersect. The Company’s divisions include what clients buy (Buy) consisting principally of market research information and analytical services, and what clients watch and listen to (Watch), consisting principally of television, radio, online and mobile audience and advertising measurement services and corresponding analytics. The Company’s Buy segment provides retail transactional measurement data, consumer behavior information and analytics primarily to businesses in the consumer packaged goods industry. The Company’s Watch segment provides viewership and listening data and analytics primarily to the media and advertising industries across the television, radio, online and mobile viewing and listening platforms. The Firm has a presence in over 100 countries.
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