Nielson Revenue, Profits - NLSN Quarterly Income Statement

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$39.35 $0.31 (0.78%) NLSN stock closing price Aug 21, 2017 (Closing)

Stock analysis based on fundamentals means looking at financial statements in addition to the Nielson stock price. In the income statement, an investor can look at important parameters like revenue, gross profits, net profits, and EPS basic to gain deeper insights. Like any other income statement, the NLSN income statement also itemizes revenue, operating expenses, and profits for a quarter or year and reflects a QoQ revenue growth of $118M when compared to the same period in the past. The Nielson profit and loss statement for 2017-Q2 shows a profit of $131M. Profits have grown from $71M QoQ. Apart from this an investor should also check Nielson assets and Nielson free cash flow. View details of revenue and profits for Nielson for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec.2017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q32015 Q22015 Q1
Nielson Net Sales or Revenues
Cost Of Goods Sold (COGS)678M661M670M642M654M641M654M615M648M622M
Nielson Gross Profit
Research & Development Expense----------
Selling General & Admin Expense480M503M492M481M508M475M518M474M479M495M
Income Before Depreciation Depletion Amortization486M362M494M447M434M371M452M442M432M341M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization162M155M153M151M152M147M142M144M146M142M
Non Operating Income-8M-1M6M3M-3M-203M6M-5M-25M
Interest Expense92M90M86M85M83M79M80M79M79M73M
Nielson Pretax Income
Provision for Income Taxes91M43M101M82M82M44M177M82M86M38M
Minority Interest2M2M1M2M1M1M3M-2M-
Investment Gains Losses-------2M-1M--
Other Income----------
Income Before Extraordinaries & Disc Operations133M71M159M130M113M100M251M142M114M63M
Extraordinary Items & Discontinued Operations----------
Nielson Net Income (Profit/Loss)
Average Shares used to compute Diluted EPS358.08M359.06M359.71M360.58M363.22M365.2M366.5M369.5M372.58M375.36M
Average Shares used to compute Basic EPS356.83M357.4M357.42M357.09M359.27M361.58M363.06M365.5M368.37M371.17M
Income Before Nonrecurring Items172.26M100.25M159M264M244M178.55M294.15M248.2M233M163.9M
Income from Nonrecurring Items-41.26M-29.25M--134M-131M-78.55M-43.15M-106.2M-119M-100.9M
Nielson Earnings Per Share Basic Net
Nielson Earnings Per Share Diluted Net
EPS Diluted Before Nonrecurring Items0.490.280.440.740.670.490.800.670.630.44
Preferred Dividends Acc Pd----------
Dividends Common121.24110.76--------
Dividend Per Share Common0.340.310.310.310.310.
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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It is very helpful to read a report on Nielson stock analysis. An investor must check the following items in an income statement:
  • Revenue: The money received by selling of goods or services comes under this line item. A QoQ growth (See: Nielson revenue chart) implies that the company is growing, which has been the case with Nielson. One must stay away from stocks whose revenues are declining.
  • Bottom line: Most businesses like Nielson try to improve their bottom line by growing their topline and by increasing their operating efficiency. A healthy bottom line growth implies a good investment.
The income statement is also called statement of revenue and expense. The financials along with Nielson historical stock prices provides a lot of details about the firm. .

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