NLSN - Nielsen Holdings plc

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Previous Close20.97
Open20.96
Bid0.00 x 1800
Ask0.00 x 1400
Day's Range20.79 - 21.36
52 Week Range19.86 - 28.50
Volume2,524,008
Avg. Volume2,722,772
Market Cap7.569B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.18
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
EPS (TTM)-1.94
Earnings DateOct 23, 2019 - Oct 28, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield1.40 (6.68%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-08-21
1y Target Est27.19
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  • 5G, AR and Frictionless Commerce; Nielsen Illuminates Future of Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods
    PR Newswire

    5G, AR and Frictionless Commerce; Nielsen Illuminates Future of Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods

    ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019 -- Nielsen (NLSN) today announced its predictions for 2020 and the decade ahead from Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo. Built on the most holistic and predictive view of consumer purchasing habits, Nielsen anticipates that 2020 will represent an inflection point for trust and transparency, 5G and time to purchase in the U.S. retail and consumer landscape.

  • Financial Times

    Argentine bondholders braced for steep losses

    Argentina’s bondholders are braced for steep losses when the government attempts to tackle its $101bn debt burden after downbeat meetings with IMF officials and associates of Alberto Fernández, the presidential frontrunner, in Washington last week. More than 20 bondholders met a team of IMF officials to discuss the outlook for Argentina ahead of the country’s general election this Sunday. The officials said they would need to be assured “with a high probability” that the country’s debt was sustainable, a reference to the Fund’s technical conditions for extending new funds in a renegotiated programme, according to one bondholder at the meeting.

  • Financial Times

    Booker Prize: words’ worth

    This year’s Booker Prize furore put more noses out of joint than Nikolai Gogol’s novel about an autonomous proboscis. The Booker — whose sponsorship by, respectively, a wholesaler of foodstuffs, a hedge fund and a venture capitalist itself tracks the modern history of capitalism —  is worth £50,000 to the winner and, in theory, a big boost to sales. This week judges broke the rules and anointed two winners: Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments and Bernardine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other.

  • Should You Investigate Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) At US$20.62?
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    Should You Investigate Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) At US$20.62?

    Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN), which is in the professional services business, and is based in United States...

  • Hedge Funds Have Never Been More Bullish On Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN)
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    Hedge Funds Have Never Been More Bullish On Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN)

    The Insider Monkey team has completed processing the quarterly 13F filings for the June quarter submitted by the hedge funds and other money managers included in our extensive database. Most hedge fund investors experienced strong gains on the back of a strong market performance, which certainly propelled them to adjust their equity holdings so as […]

  • CNW Group

    Nielsen Inaugurates CBD Retail Market Measurement in the U.S. with Powerhouse CBD Brand Charlotte's Web

    NEW YORK , Oct. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Nielsen (NYSE:NSLN) and Charlotte's Web Holdings, Inc. (TSX: CWEB, OTCQX: CWBHF), jointly announced an analytic relationship between the world's leading CBD brand with the world's leading market intelligence company. Together, Nielsen and Charlotte's Web will help guide the U.S. retail market for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies through the evolution of the CBD space. Mirroring the changing tide happening across the U.S. retail and CPG industry, this new relationship marks an open and symbiotic relationship that is forming between the emerging CBD industry and the U.S. retail and manufacturing community.

  • PR Newswire

    Global Consumer Confidence Unchanged in Q3; Index Remains at Historic High Despite Rising Anxieties, Global Consumers Remain Steadfast

    NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board® Global Consumer Confidence Index, conducted in collaboration with Nielsen, was unchanged in the third quarter of 2019 and remains at a high of 107 (a reading of 100 or above is considered positive). "Despite the lack of momentum in overall consumer confidence, the results suggest a continued positive outlook for consumer spending over the next half year," says Bart van Ark, Chief Economist of The Conference Board.

  • Nielsen Sports Launches New Fan Insights Platform for a Connected View of Fan Behaviors and Attitudes
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    Nielsen Sports Launches New Fan Insights Platform for a Connected View of Fan Behaviors and Attitudes

    NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen (NLSN) is launching a global, connected online platform to provide sports properties, sponsor brands and event organizers with a comprehensive view of fans' interests, media consumption behaviors, brand attitudes and purchasing habits from around the world. The sports industry continues to face mounting competition for fans' time and attention as the media landscape fragments and sports content is consumed across a wider variety of devices and platforms. This competition and fragmentation, combined with diminishing consumer loyalty and an increasingly complex sports sponsorship and multimedia rights marketplace, forces sports property owners, brands and event organizers to require more in-depth data to help guide investment decisions and determine ROI.

  • PR Newswire

    Nielsen Completes Overhaul Of Local TV Business, Achieves Milestone In Multi-Year Effort To Transform Measurement In 208 Markets Across The U.S.

    NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen announced today that it has achieved a major milestone in its multi-year effort to combine advanced meter technology, big data and people-powered panels into its Local TV measurement service. This sweeping transformation delivers clients complete, in-depth, accurate metrics that are representative of what people are actually viewing in local broadcast markets. Today's announcement of new currency measurement marks the capstone of a comprehensive overhaul across 208 local markets.

  • Moody's

    Nielsen Company (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l., The -- Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Nielsen Holdings plc

    Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Nielsen Holdings plc and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit. The review was conducted through a portfolio review in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers. This publication does not announce a credit rating action and is not an indication of whether or not a credit rating action is likely in the near future.

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  • PR Newswire

    The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Declined Nine Points in September

    NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® decreased in September, following a slight decline in August. "Consumer confidence declined in September, following a moderate decrease in August," said Lynn Franco, Senior Director of Economic Indicators at The Conference Board. "Consumers were less positive in their assessment of current conditions and their expectations regarding the short-term outlook also weakened.

  • Nielsen and Oxford Researchers Accelerate AI-Powered Image Recognition of Products in Stores
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    Nielsen and Oxford Researchers Accelerate AI-Powered Image Recognition of Products in Stores

    NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen (NLSN) and the University of Oxford today announced a two-year collaboration to advance the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to identify and classify consumer packaged goods (CPG) products on shelves in retail stores. Facilitated between Nielsen's Image Recognition group and the Visual Geometry Group (VGG) at the University of Oxford, this partnership brings together the world's largest pool of product reference data with industry-leading brainpower around AI technology to yield greater accuracy in product identification and discovery. Through this partnership, Nielsen is working directly with University of Oxford Professors Andrew Zisserman and Andrea Vedaldi (Department of Engineering Science), world-renowned computer scientists and pioneers in image recognition and AI research.

  • Audioboom Reaches Agreement For Nielsen's Podcast Listener Buying Power Service
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    Audioboom Reaches Agreement For Nielsen's Podcast Listener Buying Power Service

    Service provides podcasters and brands with compelling insights matching podcast listeners by genre with their buying habits NEW YORK , Sept. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) announced ...

  • TransUnion Teams Up With Rate Reset for Digital Capabilities
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    TransUnion Teams Up With Rate Reset for Digital Capabilities

    The move is expected to help TransUnion (TRU) strengthen its financial services client base and better compete in the market.

  • Charles River's Finance Practice Gets Senior Consultant
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    Charles River's Finance Practice Gets Senior Consultant

    Addition of such expertise makes sense as the Finance Practice continues to be one of the mainstays of Charles River Associates (CRAI).

  • Star Power: Social Content Ratings® Expands Social TV Talent Coverage
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    Star Power: Social Content Ratings® Expands Social TV Talent Coverage

    NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen, the industry's one source of media truth, today announced that its Social Content Ratings®  (SCR) solution now comprehensively measures talent's promotion of TV programs across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. This enhancement, following Instagram's enablement of Creator Account measurement via its Graph API, makes Nielsen's SCR the only solution in the market today that comprehensively measures talent's social TV promotion at scale, helping media owners, marketers, agencies and talent understand and make informed decisions surrounding their social strategies across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

  • IHS Markit (INFO) to Report Q3 Earnings: What's in Store?
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    IHS Markit (INFO) to Report Q3 Earnings: What's in Store?

    Strong segmental performance is likely to drive IHS Markit's (INFO) top line in the third quarter of fiscal 2019.

  • Nielsen and OpenSlate Form Strategic Alliance to Integrate Leading Audience and Brand Safety Measurement for Global Marketers
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    Nielsen and OpenSlate Form Strategic Alliance to Integrate Leading Audience and Brand Safety Measurement for Global Marketers

    NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Nielsen (NLSN) announced it has entered into a strategic alliance with OpenSlate, the leading independent provider of brand safety and content suitability measurement across global digital platforms.

  • Should You Be Worried About Insider Transactions At Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN)?
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    Should You Be Worried About Insider Transactions At Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN)?

    It is not uncommon to see companies perform well in the years after insiders buy shares. The flip side of that is that...

  • Herman Miller (MLHR) to Post Q1 Earnings: What's in Store?
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    Herman Miller (MLHR) to Post Q1 Earnings: What's in Store?

    Herman Miller's (MLHR) first-quarter fiscal 2020 earnings and revenues are likely to increase year over year.

  • Why Activision Blizzard Stock Is Finally Rebounding
    InvestorPlace

    Why Activision Blizzard Stock Is Finally Rebounding

    In retrospect, the recent rally of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) stock shouldn't be the least bit surprising. Activision Blizzard stock struggled last year, but the selloff of Activision Blizzard stock was much greater than the proverbial crime ATVI had committed. A rebound was largely inevitable, particularly once analysts got on board.Source: NPS_87 / Shutterstock.com Although ATVI stock is now overbought and ripe for a little bit of profit-taking, a new, bullish outlook has been established that replaces the older, pessimistic one.In other words, analysts' upgrades and price target hikes are good reasons to put Activision Blizzard stock back on your radar.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips The Excessive Punishment of ATVI StockJust a little over a year ago, video-game publisher Activision Blizzard could seemingly do no wrong. In 2018, ATVI stock reached what would eventually be a record high, and it had proven to be one of the top trades of 2017 and 2018.Then it all unraveled. A combination of lackluster demand for its newest Call of Duty entry, the strength of the hit online game Fortnite, a poor holiday-season outlook and the fact that its World of Warcraft game wouldn't be revised in 2019 all contributed to a tumble of more than 50% by Activision Blizzard stock.Other, more philosophical blunders were also made, such as failing to keep a finger on the pulse of how gamers are buying their titles and what sort of games they want.It all made Activision Blizzard stock an easy target for short sellers and bearish analysts. Indeed, the surprisingly poor numbers and the ensuing downgrades caused ATVI stock and the shares of its rivals, Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) and Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ:TTWO), to drop sharply.Now the opposite scenario appears to be unfolding. What They Said and What It Means"Going forward, ATVI should benefit from lapsed players coming back to games like Call of Duty or Overwatch as excitement around Fortnite cools," wrote BMO Capital's Gerrick Johnson in the note accompanying his upgrade of Activision Blizzard stock. Gerrick goes on to say, "Also, the idea that Fortnite exposed a new generation of gamers (including many females) to the shooter genre could be an added tailwind for ATVI."Also bullish on ATVI stock recently was Instinet analyst Andrew Marok. He upgraded ATVI stock from "Neutral" to "Buy,",contending that the recent "launch of World of Warcraft Classic has driven strong, above-expectations engagement in the franchise."Stephens analyst Jeff Cohen just upgraded Activision Blizzard stock as well, pointing out the potential of its upcoming Call of Duty title and saying "We believe 2019 numbers are now de-risked due to the successful launch of World of Warcraft Classic and the announcement of a Nintendo Switch port for Overwatch."The common themes are crystal-clear.The real underpinnings for more gains by Activision Blizzard stock, however, transcend the words. Look at the bigger picture, and specifically, the timing and speed at which that picture is improving. It's all falling into place at the same time for ATVI, and that provides a powerful, positive, upward push.Johnson even acknowledged as much, noting to investors "we are increasing the valuation multiple (on Activision Blizzard stock ) to 20x from 17x. As investors get more comfortable with the turnaround story and as new catalysts develop, we believe the company's valuation multiple will expand." The Bottom Line on Activision Blizzard StockActivision Blizzard isn't just the beneficiary of improving sentiment, to be clear. ATVI has thought a great about the business of designing and then selling video games.It knows it has to push its way deeper into eSports. It also knows it has to respect and even fear the rise of mobile gaming and independently-developed titles. It knows the days of disc-based and cartridge-based sales are numbered, and that they will be replaced by digital downloads, which opens the door to all sorts of competition.It's addressing those challenges though. For example, it's ramping up its eSports efforts, leveraging Overwatch. The company has tapped ratings agency Nielsen Holdings (NYSE:NLSN) to measure the fiscal benefit of sponsoring eSports events, which is a hint of a growing monetization push.Still, more than anything else, Activision Blizzard stock is compelling again, mostly because investors are starting to believe in it again.As of this writing, James Brumley did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. You can learn more about him at his website jamesbrumley.com, or follow him on Twitter, at @jbrumley. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 10 Big IPO Stocks From 2019 to Watch * 7 Discount Retail Stocks to Buy for a Recession * 7 Stocks to Buy Benefiting From Millennial Money The post Why Activision Blizzard Stock Is Finally Rebounding appeared first on InvestorPlace.