Near term Outlook For Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN)


The target price means a potential upside of 14.39 % from the last price of Nielsen Holdings (NYSE:NLSN). Confine focus to firm performance, its weekly performance was -6.87% and monthly performance was -7.44%.

Goldman Sachs analyst has initiated coverage on Nielsen Holdings (NYSE:NLSN) with a $40.0 price target and "Hold" rating.

Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) and Tribune Broadcasting, a division of Tribune Media Company (TRCO), announced that they have reached a multi-year renewal agreement for Nielsen TV ratings across Tribune's local television stations and markets, as well as national service for its digital subchannel network, Antenna TV. Pivotal Research maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Monday, February 27 report. Credit Suisse maintained Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) on Thursday, October 26 with "Outperform" rating. Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (SGYP) finalized the Tuesday at price of $2.11 after traded 4806746 shares.

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Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) has been trading in a bearish manner, based on the relative positions of the stock's 20 and 200 day moving averages. The stock's average target of $22.50 is 66.05% above today's ($13.55) share price.

Shares of Nielsen (NYSE NLSN) opened at $33.70 on Friday. Nielsen Holdings NV had 53 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Looking at the other side of the coin, NLSN traded as low as $32.95 in the past 52 weeks, and since then the shares have risen 0.33% or $0.11. The Average True Range (ATR) is also a measure of volatility is now sitting at 0.19.

Nielsen (NYSE:NLSN) last released its earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The business services provider reported $0.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.75 by ($0.04). The company operates in the Industrials sector with a market capitalization of 11.84 Million. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 10.2% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 6.6 percent. The business's quarterly revenue was up 6.3% on a year-over-year basis. analysts anticipate that Nielsen will post 2.43 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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In other news, SVP Jeffrey Charlton sold 3,080 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 21st.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Nielsen Holdings plc as $1.61 Million in the Current Quarter. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. The firm has "Sell" rating by Barclays Capital given on Thursday, December 14. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.30, for a total transaction of $580,800.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 0.67% of the company's stock.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 114,045 shares of the business services provider's stock valued at $4,408,000 after buying an additional 23,114 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 4,028 shares of the business services provider's stock valued at $156,000 after buying an additional 847 shares during the last quarter. Parnassus Investments CA increased its position in Nielsen by 107.5% during the 4th quarter. One obvious way to identify high earnings per share growth companies is to find companies that have demonstrated such growth over the past 5 to 10 years. Finally, Boston Partners raised its holdings in Nielsen by 3.6% in the 3rd quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 12,680 shares of the business services provider's stock valued at $490,000 after buying an additional 320 shares during the last quarter.

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