Nielson Revenue, Profits - NLSN Quarterly Income Statement

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$33.26 $1.25 (3.91%) NLSN stock closing price Feb 23, 2018 (Closing)

Fundamental analysis of NLSN stock involves analyzing its financial statements, apart from checking the Nielson stock price. In the income statement, an investor can check for important parameters like the topline or sales, the bottomline or profits, the basic EPS, dividends etc. When compared with the corresponding income statement from the past, the latest income statement shows how revenue has grown from 1.64B to 1.76B and how operating and non operating activities have impacted the NLSN stock. One also needs to look at Nielson assets, operating expenses and Nielson free cash flow. The Nielson profit and loss statement shows revenue of $1.76B for 2017 Q4. Revenue has grown by 7.31% QoQ for NLSN stock.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Nielson Revenues or Net Sales
Cost Of Goods Sold (COGS)734M692M678M661M670M642M654M641M654M615M
Nielson Gross Profit
Research & Development Expense----------
Selling General & Admin Expense507M452M480M503M492M481M508M475M518M474M
Income Before Depreciation Depletion Amortization520M497M486M362M494M447M434M371M452M442M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization163M160M162M155M153M151M152M147M142M144M
Non Operating Income-14M--8M-1M6M3M-3M-203M6M
Interest Expense97M95M92M90M86M85M83M79M80M79M
Nielson Pretax Income
Provision for Income Taxes162M92M91M43M101M82M82M44M177M82M
Investment Gains Losses---------2M-1M
Other Income----------
Income Before Extraordinaries & Disc Operations84M146M131M71M159M130M113M100M251M142M
Extraordinary Items & Discontinued Operations----------
Nielson Profit/ Loss (Net Income)
Average Shares used to compute Diluted EPS357.39M357.69M358.09M359.06M359.71M360.58M363.22M365.2M366.5M369.5M
Average Shares used to compute Basic EPS356.22M356.43M356.83M357.4M357.42M357.09M359.27M361.58M363.06M365.5M
Income Before Nonrecurring Items252.6M214.3M172.26M100.25M159M264M244M178.55M294.15M248.2M
Income from Nonrecurring Items-171.6M-68.3M-41.26M-29.25M--134M-131M-78.55M-43.15M-106.2M
Nielson Earnings Per Share Basic Net
Nielson Earnings Per Share Diluted Net
EPS Diluted Before Nonrecurring Items0.710.600.490.280.440.740.670.490.800.67
Preferred Dividends Acc Pd----------
Dividends Common121.10121.10--------
Dividend Per Share Common0.340.340.340.310.310.310.310.280.280.28
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The key things to look for in an income statement while doing Nielson stock analysis are:

  • Topline: A growing topline, as seen from the Nielson revenue chart, as is the case with Nielson indicates a growing business. One needs to compare the QoQ topline or sales growth of NLSN stock with its peers like INFO stock and VRSK stock to see if the growth compares well with what can be expected from a company in that industry.
  • Bottom line: This refers to the last line in a profit and loss statement and denotes the net profit or loss for a particular period. The figure currently stands at $81M for Nielson for 2017 Q4. This figure is arrived at after deducting all operating expenses, interest, and taxes from revenue.

The income statement is also called the profit and loss statement. Apart from the NLSN income statement, one can check the Nielson historical stock prices to check how the price has moved with time.

Nielson Income Statement - Key Financial Ratios

PE Ratio (price earnings ratio)
PS Ratio (price sales ratio)
Operating Margin
Net Profit Margin
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