Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) SVP Jeffrey Charlton sold 3,080 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.01, for a total transaction of $110,910.80. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 10,100 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $363,701. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.

Jeffrey Charlton also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, September 11th, Jeffrey Charlton sold 3,762 shares of Nielsen N.V. stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.21, for a total transaction of $185,128.02.

Nielsen N.V. (NLSN) traded down $0.08 on Friday, hitting $36.51. 585,593 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,901,703. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.88, a quick ratio of 1.41 and a current ratio of 1.41. The company has a market capitalization of $13,030.00, a P/E ratio of 20.22, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.73 and a beta of 0.94. Nielsen N.V. has a twelve month low of $34.22 and a twelve month high of $45.73.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 5th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.34 per share. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 20th. Nielsen N.V.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 95.77%.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of NLSN. Group One Trading L.P. bought a new stake in Nielsen N.V. in the second quarter valued at approximately $108,000. Cable Hill Partners LLC bought a new stake in Nielsen N.V. in the third quarter valued at approximately $116,000. First Interstate Bank bought a new stake in Nielsen N.V. in the second quarter valued at approximately $124,000. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC increased its stake in Nielsen N.V. by 3,670.1% in the third quarter. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 3,280 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $136,000 after purchasing an additional 3,193 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Creative Planning increased its stake in Nielsen N.V. by 3.0% in the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 3,593 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $139,000 after purchasing an additional 103 shares in the last quarter. 95.62% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on NLSN. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Nielsen N.V. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. TheStreet raised shares of Nielsen N.V. from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. BidaskClub raised shares of Nielsen N.V. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 5th. Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $45.00 target price on shares of Nielsen N.V. in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, Pivotal Research dropped their target price on shares of Nielsen N.V. from $39.00 to $38.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. Nielsen N.V. has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $44.40.

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Nielsen N.V. 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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