Nielson Stock Analysis, Valuation (NYSE:NLSN)

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$41.13 $0.24 (0.59%) NLSN stock closing price Sep 25, 2017 (Closing)
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Nielson
Updated on : Sep 25, 2017
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NLSN 41.1 (0%)
S&P 500 2496.7 (0%)
Closing Price On: Sep 25, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Business Information Services
Sector :
Business Services
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q2
$billion
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
18.3%
Sector Average:
8.3%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q2
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
8.52B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 1.94
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$226M
Net Income:
$131M
Dividend Yield
NLSN dividend yield:
3.09%
PROS      CONS
Operating Margins
Net Margins
Cash Flow
FCF Margin
High Debt Burden
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
NLSN PS :
2.3
Industry PS :
1.7
Sector:   Business Services.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
5.5%
Return on Equity:
11.2%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
14.6%
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Nielson Stock Analysis

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View Nielson stock analysis video. This is our analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for NLSN stock.

Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares Stock Rating 2.9/5

Our Nielson stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Nielson stock analysis is based on latest 2017 Q2 earnings. The stock price analysis takes into account the company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy NLSN stock?

  • Nielson had a healthy average operating margin of 18.3% over the last 4 quarters.
  • Net margins stood at a healthy 7.7% (average) for Nielson in the Trailing Twelve Months.
  • The operating cash flow looks good at 1.7 times the net income.
  • Nielson has a healthy FCF (Free Cash Flow) margin of 14.6%.

Should you sell NLSN stock?

  • Nielson has a debt/equity ratio of  1.94, which is worse than the average in the Business Services sector.

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