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Open

42.42

Previous Close

42.15

Volume (Avg)

693.58k (1.97M)

Day's Range

42.34-43.65

52Wk Range

36.95-49.61

Market Cap.

16.03B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

1.00 (2.14%)

Beta

1.03

Shares Outstanding

380.30M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

38.17 (1.07)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Business Services
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Outperform
    • Revenue

    • 5.70B

    • Net Income

    • 740.00M

    • Market Cap.

    • 16.03B

    • Enterprise Value

    • 22.37B

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 6.76

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 0.84

    • Beta

    • 1.03

    • Forward P/E

    • 15.17

    • Price/Sales

    • 2.66

    • Price/Book Value

    • 2.78

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 17.21

      • EBITDA

      • 1.35B

      • Return on Capital %

      • 2.73

      • Return on Equity %

      • 7.28

      • Return on Assets %

      • 2.73

      • Book Value/Share

      • 15.15

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 380.30M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.25 (8/26/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 7/24/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/17/2014
      Outperform
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 48.50

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 4

        • EPS Estimate

        • 1.85

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 3.52

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 15.00

          • 10.74

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 59.30

          • 16.56

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -37.80

          • 20.14

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 3.48

          • 11.94

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • 6.45

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • 9.03

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 57.93

            • 48.06

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 9.11

            • 18.54

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 6.76

            • 12.44

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 58.70

            • 46.52

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 1.50

            • 17.56

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 2.30

            • 41.09B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 1.14

              • 0.81

              • Current Ratio

              • 1.32

              • 1.22

              • Quick Ratio

              • 1.05

              • 0.54

              • Interest Coverage

              • 2.77

              • 5.84

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 2.70

              • 4.02

              • Book Value/Share

              • 15.15

              • 8.73

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 38.17

                • 26.53

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 44.85

                • 810.64

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 21.97

                • 363.00

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 2.66

                • 1.29

                • Price/Book Value

                • 2.78

                • 4.72

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 17.21

                • 12.84

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 4.86M

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 2.60

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 1.49

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • 4.76M

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 76.84

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 7/24/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 8/26/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 7.28

                        (1.20)

                      • 25.78

                        (25.18)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 2.73

                        (1.00)

                      • 6.41

                        (5.56)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 5.35

                        (4.30)

                      • 10.43

                        (14.31)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 10.28k

                      • 11.56k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • -

                      • 12.70

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 0.40

                      • 0.52

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      861.00M
                      Operating Margin
                      15.10
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      17.21
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      -

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      77.15%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      42.94%

                      Float

                      86.08%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      0.51%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Ivy Asset Strategy Fund

                      •  

                        12,645,200

                      • 0.00

                      • 3.33

                      • AZ InvestEd Ivy Asset Strategy Fund

                      •  

                        12,645,200

                      • 51.71

                      • 3.34

                      • VA CollegeAmerica AMCAP

                      •  

                        10,314,161

                      • 0.00

                      • 2.71

                      • VA CollegeAmerica Cap World Gr and Inc

                      •  

                        6,973,391

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.83

                      • Vanguard Mid-Cap Index Fund

                      •  

                        5,204,745

                      • 1.46

                      • 1.37

                      • MainStay Large Cap Growth Fund

                      •  

                        5,173,800

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.36

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        4,964,171

                      • 0.79

                      • 1.31

                      • VA CollegeAmerica New Economy

                      •  

                        3,762,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 0.99

                      • Vanguard Five Hundred Index Fund

                      •  

                        3,158,535

                      • 0.60

                      • 0.83

                      • Vanguard Institutional Index Fund

                      •  

                        3,081,868

                      • -0.68

                      • 0.81

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Capital Research Global Investors

                      •  

                        37,491,340

                      • +5.13%

                      • 9.86

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        21,370,669

                      • +1.04%

                      • 5.62

                      • Waddell & Reed Investment Management Co

                      •  

                        20,212,995

                      • +0.52%

                      • 5.32

                      • Blackstone Group LP

                      •  

                        17,276,849

                      • -23.17%

                      • 4.54

                      • Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P.

                      •  

                        15,366,790

                      • -8.75%

                      • 4.04

                      • Lee Thomas H Partners LP

                      •  

                        13,483,378

                      • -28.05%

                      • 3.55

                      • The Carlyle Group L P

                      •  

                        13,371,209

                      • -28.05%

                      • 3.52

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Industrials

                      Industry

                      Business Services

                      Type

                      -

                      Style

                      Large Growth

                      Nielsen NV was founded in 1923. It is an information and measurement company. It provides clients with a comprehensive understanding of consumers and consumer behavior. The Company delivers media and marketing information, analytics and industry expertise on a global & local basis. It operates in two segments: Buy segment and Watch segment. The Company's Buy segment provides retail transactional measurement data, consumer behavior information and analytics primarily to businesses in the consumer packaged goods industry. Its Watch segment provides viewership data and analytics primarily to the media and advertising industries across television, online and mobile screens.

                      Key People

                      Dwight Barns

                      CEO

                      David L. Calhoun

                      Chairman of the Board/Director

                      Jamere Jackson

                      CFO

                      Mr. Itzhak Fisher

                      Executive VP/Executive VP, Subsidiary

                      Javier G. Teruel

                      Director

                      • Nielsen NV

                      • 85 Broad Street

                      • New York, NY 10004

                      • NLD.Map

                      • Phone: +1 800 864-1224

                      • Fax: -

                      • nielsen.com

                      Incorporated

                      1923

                      Employees

                      40,000

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