The stock of Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) earned "Outperform" rating by William Blair on Wednesday, September 16.
Currently Nielsen Holdings Plc (NYSE:NLSN)'s shares owned by insiders are 0.4%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 92.9%.
Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Creative Planning boosted its position in Nielsen N.V.by 51.3% in the first quarter. Advisor Group Inc. boosted its stake in Nielsen N.V.by 15.3% in the third quarter. Sprott Inc. now owns 21,000 shares of the business services provider's stock valued at $1,125,000 after buying an additional 15,000 shares during the period. Laurion Capital Management LP purchased a new position in Nielsen N.V. during the third quarter worth $279,000. Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. now owns 5,010 shares of the business services provider's stock worth $207,000 after buying an additional 125 shares in the last quarter. Quantitative Investment Management LLC now owns 84,400 shares of the business services provider's stock valued at $4,521,000 after buying an additional 27,600 shares during the period.
Continued dividend payment and share repurchase reflect Nielsen's financial strength and commitment to return value to shareholders. (NYSE:NLSN) opened at 40.40 on Monday. The company's shares traded on weaker-than-usual volume today: $2.7M shares changed hands while the stock's average volume is 2.82M shares per day. The Beta for the stock stands at 0.90. Over the last five days, shares have faced -3.98% losses and now is down -13.72% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $42.47. The equity price is down almost -29.96% from its 52-week high price of $29.63/share but is up about 11.89% from its 52-week low price of $20.09/share. (NYSE:NLSN) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, February 9th. Nielsen N.V. The business had revenue of $1.53 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.54 billion.
Stock is now moving with a negative distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately -13.72%, and has a poor year to date (YTD) performance of -6.29% which means the stock is constantly subtracting to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.
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COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "APG Asset Management N.V. Decreases Position in Nielsen N.V. (NLSN)" was first posted by BBNS and is owned by of BBNS. If you are reading this report on another site, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States & global copyright legislation. The legal version of this report can be read at https://transcriptdaily.com/2017/05/15/nielsen-n-v-nlsn-stake-lowered-by-louisiana-state-employees-retirement-system-updated.html. RBC Capital Markets maintained Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) on Wednesday, July 29 with "Outperform" rating. The company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $48.79. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $50.00 price target on shares of Nielsen N.V.in a report on Monday, February 27th. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the shares of LNN in report on Thursday, December 1 to "Hold" rating. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 2.84% which for the week approaches 4.36%. Also, SVP Jeffrey Charlton sold 947 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 23rd. Also, CEO Dwight Barns sold 46,947 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 27th.
While there are a number of profitability ratios that measure a company's ability to generate profit from the sales or services it provides, one of the most important is the net profit margin. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 288,277 shares in the company, valued at $11,767,467.14. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.82, for a total value of $1,916,376.54. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 15,841 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $716,963.66. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The stock closed its day at $1.80.
11/17/2016 - Citigroup began new coverage on Nielsen Holdings N.V. giving the company a "neutral" rating.