Private Wealth Partners LLC Has $260,000 Stake in Nielsen NV (NLSN)
Private Wealth Partners LLC maintained its position in shares of Nielsen NV (NYSE:NLSN) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 5,000 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Private Wealth Partners LLC’s holdings in Nielsen NV were worth $260,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in NLSN. Handelsbanken Fonder AB bought a new position in shares of Nielsen NV during the second quarter worth about $43,343,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its position in shares of Nielsen NV by 965.9% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,398,500 shares of the company’s stock worth $73,645,000 after buying an additional 1,267,300 shares in the last quarter. Royal Bank of Canada increased its position in shares of Nielsen NV by 8.9% in the first quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 2,065,626 shares of the company’s stock worth $108,775,000 after buying an additional 169,078 shares in the last quarter. Nuveen Asset Management LLC increased its position in shares of Nielsen NV by 378.8% in the first quarter. Nuveen Asset Management LLC now owns 112,368 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,917,000 after buying an additional 88,900 shares in the last quarter. Finally, IBIS Capital Partners LLP increased its position in shares of Nielsen NV by 5.7% in the first quarter. IBIS Capital Partners LLP now owns 534,641 shares of the company’s stock worth $28,154,000 after buying an additional 28,623 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 92.33% of the company’s stock.
Nielsen NV (NYSE:NLSN) traded down 0.35% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $53.46. 1,271,425 shares of the company traded hands. Nielsen NV has a 12-month low of $42.90 and a 12-month high of $55.94. The company has a market cap of $19.10 billion, a PE ratio of 32.32 and a beta of 0.83. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $52.84 and a 200-day moving average price of $52.90.
Nielsen NV (NYSE:NLSN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 26th. The company reported $0.71 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.71. Nielsen NV had a net margin of 9.71% and a return on equity of 21.08%. The firm had revenue of $1.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.61 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.66 earnings per share. Nielsen NV’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Nielsen NV will post $2.87 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 25th were given a $0.31 dividend. This represents a $1.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, August 23rd. Nielsen NV’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 75.61%.
NLSN has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. BMO Capital Markets downgraded shares of Nielsen NV from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $56.00 price target for the company. in a report on Friday, July 22nd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a “buy” rating and set a $64.00 target price on shares of Nielsen NV in a report on Tuesday, September 27th. Macquarie started coverage on shares of Nielsen NV in a report on Thursday, August 25th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $61.00 target price for the company. Pivotal Research restated a “hold” rating on shares of Nielsen NV in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Finally, Bank of America Corp. restated a “buy” rating on shares of Nielsen NV in a report on Wednesday, June 15th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the stock. Nielsen NV has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $57.13.
In other Nielsen NV news, insider Giovanni Tavolieri sold 7,883 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $52.76, for a total value of $415,907.08. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 21,417 shares in the company, valued at $1,129,960.92. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director David L. Calhoun sold 105,441 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.97, for a total transaction of $5,585,209.77. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 941,446 shares in the company, valued at $49,868,394.62. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.20% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
Nielsen NV Company Profile
Nielsen N.V. (Nielsen), formerly Nielsen Holdings N.V., is an information and measurement company. The Company is engaged in providing clients with an understanding of consumers and consumer behavior. The Company delivers media and marketing information, and analytics on a global and local basis. Nielsen operates through two business segments: Buy and Watch.
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