$0.63 EPS Expected for Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NLSN)

July 17, 2017 - By Marie Mckinney

 $0.63 EPS Expected for Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NLSN)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.2 in Q4 2016. Its down 1.13, from 1.33 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 2 investors sold Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares shares while 3 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 1 raised stakes. 353,229 shares or 18.46% less from 433,194 shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Vantage Invest Ltd Liability stated it has 58 shares. Altfest L J Communications reported 0.62% stake. Standard Life accumulated 308,168 shares. Asset Management Group invested 0.26% of its portfolio in Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN).

Since February 23, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $12.74 million activity. 46,947 shares valued at $1.92 million were sold by Barns Dwight on Monday, March 27. $10.33 million worth of Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) was sold by CALHOUN DAVID L on Friday, February 24. JACKSON JAMERE sold $443,325 worth of stock or 11,500 shares. On Thursday, February 23 Charlton Jeffrey sold $42,865 worth of Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) or 947 shares.

Analysts await Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $0.63 EPS, down 5.97 % or $0.04 from last year’s $0.67 per share. NLSN’s profit will be $223.20M for 15.47 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.28 actual EPS reported by Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 125.00 % EPS growth. About 1.05M shares traded. Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) has declined 23.32% since July 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 40.02% the S&P500.

Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) Ratings Coverage

Among 16 analysts covering Nielsen Holdings NV (NYSE:NLSN), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Nielsen Holdings NV had 25 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Telsey Advisory Group maintained Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) rating on Wednesday, October 26. Telsey Advisory Group has “Outperform” rating and $57 target. The rating was initiated by Cantor Fitzgerald with “Hold” on Thursday, September 15. RBC Capital Markets maintained Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) on Wednesday, July 29 with “Outperform” rating. BMO Capital Markets downgraded the shares of NLSN in report on Friday, July 22 to “Market Perform” rating. The rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Market Perform” on Monday, August 10. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Thursday, April 7. As per Friday, August 26, the company rating was initiated by Macquarie Research. The rating was maintained by J.P. Morgan on Tuesday, June 20 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, March 22 by Sterne Agee CRT. On Wednesday, November 16 the stock rating was initiated by SunTrust with “Buy”.

Another recent and important Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) news was published by Benzinga.com which published an article titled: “5 Takeaways From The ‘Future Of Media Summit'” on July 12, 2017.

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