Nielson Revenue, Profits - NLSN Quarterly Income Statement

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$30.56 $0.2 (0.65%) NLSN stock closing price Jul 19, 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 decreased from 1.76B to 1.61B 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 $1.61B for 2018 Q1. Revenue has decreased by -8.57% QoQ for NLSN stock.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Nielson Revenues or Net Sales
1.61B1.76B1.64B1.64B1.53B1.66B1.57B1.6B1.49B1.62B
Cost Of Goods Sold (COGS)719M734M692M678M661M670M642M654M641M654M
Nielson Gross Profit
891M1.03B949M966M865M986M928M942M846M970M
Research & Development Expense----------
Selling General & Admin Expense517M507M452M480M503M492M481M508M475M518M
Income Before Depreciation Depletion Amortization374M520M497M486M362M494M447M434M371M452M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization167M163M160M162M155M153M151M152M147M142M
Non Operating Income3M-14M--8M-1M6M3M-3M-203M
Interest Expense96M97M95M92M90M86M85M83M79M80M
Nielson Pretax Income
114M246M242M224M116M261M214M196M145M433M
Provision for Income Taxes39M162M92M91M43M101M82M82M44M177M
MinorityInterest3M3M4M2M2M1M2M1M1M3M
Investment Gains Losses----------2M
Other Income----------
Income Before Extraordinaries & Disc Operations72M81M146M131M71M159M130M113M100M251M
Extraordinary Items & Discontinued Operations----------
Nielson Profit/ Loss (Net Income)
72M81M146M131M71M159M130M113M100M251M
Average Shares used to compute Diluted EPS357.27M357.39M357.69M358.09M359.06M359.71M360.58M363.22M365.2M366.5M
Average Shares used to compute Basic EPS356.46M356.22M356.43M356.83M357.4M357.42M357.09M359.27M361.58M363.06M
Income Before Nonrecurring Items90.96M252.6M214.3M172.26M100.25M159M264M244M178.55M294.15M
Income from Nonrecurring Items-18.96M-171.6M-68.3M-41.26M-29.25M--134M-131M-78.55M-43.15M
Nielson Earnings Per Share Basic Net
0.200.230.410.370.200.440.360.310.280.69
Nielson Earnings Per Share Diluted Net
0.200.230.410.370.200.440.360.310.270.68
EPS Diluted Before Nonrecurring Items0.250.710.600.490.280.440.740.670.490.80
Preferred Dividends Acc Pd----------
Dividends Common121.12121.10--------
Dividend Per Share Common0.340.340.340.340.310.310.310.310.280.28
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 isn't the case with Nielson indicates a sagging business. One needs to compare the QoQ topline or sales growth of NLSN stock with its peers like TRU stock and IKTSY 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 $72M for Nielson for 2018 Q1. 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)
25.42
PS Ratio (price sales ratio)
1.65
Operating Margin
12.9
Net Profit Margin
4.5
Dividend Yield
4.42%

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