Stock Price of Nielsen N.V. (NLSN) Increases 4.36%

Nielsen N.V.s in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 3.92% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -15.58% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is down -6.3% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Nielsen N.V. has a negative value of -20.34 compared to overall market performance. Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) has climbed 4.36% in the past week and advanced 4.6% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 3.52% and the outperformance has advanced to 2.73% for the last 4 weeks period.

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $43.27 and hit $44.61 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $44.31, with a gain of 2.62% or 1.13 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 5,052,777 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $55.94 and the company has a market cap of $15,838 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $40.278 .

Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 9, 2017. The company reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $0.43. The company had revenue of $1656.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1646.88 million. The companys revenue was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.82 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares was Downgraded by Barclays on Jan 10, 2017 to Equal Weight, Lowers Price Target to $ 45 from a previous price target of $50 .Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares was Upgraded by Morgan Stanley to Overweight on Dec 14, 2016. Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares was Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group on Dec 9, 2016 to Outperform, Lowers Price Target to $ 54 from a previous price target of $57 .Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares was Reiterated by Pivotal Research Group on Dec 9, 2016 to Hold, Lowers Price Target to $ 43 from a previous price target of $51 .Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares was Resumed by Citigroup to Neutral on Nov 17, 2016.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jan 13, 2017, David L Calhoun (director) sold 360,989 shares at 52.99 per share price.On Nov 7, 2016, Arvin Kash (Vice Chairman) sold 120,196 shares at 43.96 per share price.On Nov 4, 2016, Jeffrey Charlton (SVP & Corporate Controller) sold 5,574 shares at 45.72 per share price.

Nielsen N.V. is engaged in information and measurement services. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, delivers media and marketing information, and analytics on a global and local basis. It operates in two segments: Buy segment and Watch segment. The Buy segment provides retail measurement services, consumer panel measurement and consumer intelligence and analytical services. The Watch segment provides viewership data and analytics primarily to the media and advertising industries across television, online and mobile screens. Nielsen N.V., formerly Nielsen Holdings NV, is headquartered in Diemen, the Netherlands.

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