Switch to:

Key Ratios

New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M18,041Revenue $M5,703Net Margin (%)13.0Z-Score1.6
Enterprise Value $M24,489EPS $1.9Operating Margin %15.1F-Score4
P/E(ttm))44.3Cash Flow Per Share $3.0Pre-tax Margin (%)9.1Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book3.210-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0Quick Ratio1.3Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales3.05-y EBITDA Growth Rate %7.1Current Ratio1.3Lower Leverage y-yN
Price/Cash Flow9.6y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %2.8ROA % (ttm)4.8Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %1.8Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)12.9Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %77.0Shares Outstanding M379ROI % (ttm)3.2Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with NLSN

Number of guru portfolios checked: 56. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
NLSNJulian Robertson 2014-06-30 Buy 0.32%$42.68 - $48.42
($46.52)
$ 47.442%New holding, 18000 sh.18,000
NLSNMario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Reduce$42.68 - $48.42
($46.52)
$ 47.442%Reduce -28.88%29,695
NLSNDaniel Loeb 2014-03-31 Sold Out -1.3%$41.04 - $47.34
($44.76)
$ 47.446%Sold Out0
NLSNDaniel Loeb 2013-12-31 Buy 1.3%$35.9 - $45.93
($40.81)
$ 47.4416%New holding, 1700000 sh.1,700,000
NLSNLee Ainslie 2013-12-31 Sold Out -0.98%$35.9 - $45.93
($40.81)
$ 47.4416%Sold Out0
NLSNMario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Buy 0.01%$32.55 - $37.18
($34.31)
$ 47.4438%New holding, 37760 sh.37,760
NLSNLee Ainslie 2013-06-30 Buy 0.84%$33.41 - $36.91
($34.75)
$ 47.4436%New holding, 1838867 sh.1,838,867
NLSNJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.02%$33.41 - $36.91
($34.75)
$ 47.4436%Sold Out0
NLSNJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Buy 0.02%$30.59 - $35.82
($32.91)
$ 47.4444%New holding, 10486 sh.10,486
NLSNJean-Marie Eveillard 2013-03-31 Sold Out -0.1%$30.59 - $35.82
($32.91)
$ 47.4444%Sold Out0
NLSNJohn Burbank 2012-09-30 Sold Out -0.22%$25.03 - $30.47
($28.06)
$ 47.4469%Sold Out0
NLSNJohn Burbank 2012-06-30 Add0.13%$25.63 - $30.17
($28.27)
$ 47.4468%Add 147%247,000
NLSNGeorge Soros 2012-06-30 Sold Out -0.03%$25.63 - $30.17
($28.27)
$ 47.4468%Sold Out0
NLSNGeorge Soros 2012-03-31 Buy 0.03%$27.31 - $30.63
($27.38)
$ 47.4473%New holding, 75000 sh.75,000
NLSNJean-Marie Eveillard 2012-03-31 Reduce-0.24%$27.31 - $30.63
($27.38)
$ 47.4473%Reduce -64.94%1,008,939
NLSNRon Baron 2012-03-31 Reduce-0.2%$27.31 - $30.63
($27.38)
$ 47.4473%Reduce -28.95%2,505,759
NLSNGeorge Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out -0.004%$25.05 - $30.99
($28.76)
$ 47.4465%Sold Out0
NLSNGeorge Soros 2011-09-30 Buy $26.12 - $31.36
($28.82)
$ 47.4465%New holding, 9000 sh.9,000
NLSNSteve Mandel 2011-09-30 Sold Out -1.3978%$26.12 - $31.36
($28.82)
$ 47.4465%Sold Out0
NLSNJean-Marie Eveillard 2011-09-30 Reduce-0.13%$26.12 - $31.36
($28.82)
$ 47.4465%Reduce -21.05%3,260,936
Premium Real Time Picks are included for Premium Members only!!
*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

NLSN is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
NLSN Julian Robertson 2014-06-3018,00000.32New Buy
NLSN Ron Baron 2014-06-301,938,1080.510.37-9.3%
NLSN Mario Gabelli 2014-06-3029,6950.010.01-28.88%
Premium Most recent portfolio changes are included for Premium Members only!


NLSN: Insider Buys/Sells

Click Here for All Insider Trades.
InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
FISHER ITZHAKEVP, Global Business Develop. 2014-07-28Sell26,835$47.71-0.57view
Hasker StephenPres. - Nielsen Global Product 2014-07-28Sell20,000$47.77-0.69view
FISHER ITZHAKEVP, Global Product Leadership 2014-06-30Sell26,835$48.43-2.04view
CALHOUN DAVID LDirector 2014-06-20Sell187,194$48.13-1.43view
KASH ARVINVice Chairman 2014-06-09Sell11,262$47.69-0.52view
Carlyle Group Management L.L.C10% Owner 2014-06-06Sell5,211,679$47.080.76view
Valcon Acquisition Holding (Lu10% Owner 2014-06-06Sell20,000,000$47.080.76view
CALHOUN DAVID LDirector 2014-06-06Sell5,100$48-1.17view
Rao Gnaneshwar B.Director 2014-06-06Sell5,291,482$47.080.76view
CP IV GP, Ltd.10% Owner 2014-06-06Sell5,211,679$47.080.76view

Press Releases about NLSN :

    Quarterly/Annual Reports about NLSN:

    News about NLSN:

    Articles On GuruFocus.com
    Baron Funds Comments on Nielsen Holdings N.V. Feb 20 2014 
    Eton Park Review - Eric Mindich Sells NLSN, FOXA, PCLN, DG, Others Nov 19 2013 
    Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Staples Inc, American Express Co, Nielsen Holdings NV Jun 09 2013 
    Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: NLSN, BBBY, TXN, INTC, GD May 13 2013 
    Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Activision Blizzard, Nielsen Holdings NV, Gilead Sciences, Autodesk Apr 08 2013 
    A Noteworthy Insider Purchase at JCP Nov 27 2012 
    Baron Insight on Nielsen Holdings Jun 05 2012 
    Weekly Top Insider Sells: NLSN, GOOG, AAPL and TIF Apr 02 2012 
    Steve Mandel’ Lone Pine Capital Reports Q1 Trades May 20 2011 
    Hedge Fund Eton Park Reports Q1 Portfolio; Sells Citi, Gold May 20 2011 

    More From Other Websites
    Don't Call Harold Varner the Next Tiger Woods Aug 21 2014
    3 Stocks Moving The Computer Software & Services Industry Upward Aug 20 2014
    Mikey Doesn't Like It: How Cereal Is Missing the Breakfast Boom Aug 20 2014
    Money? Time? Blood? What are Americans Giving? Aug 14 2014
    The Church of Superfoods Gains More Believers Aug 13 2014
    Americans are Increasingly Unlikely to Trust the Federal Government with Personal Info Aug 07 2014
    Inflation-Adjusted Sitcoms: $1 Million Per Episode Is Cheap for Big Bang Aug 06 2014
    Americans Favor Safety Over Privacy, Though Majority Recognize Need for Balance Aug 05 2014
    Tablet Users Are Distracted TV Viewers Aug 04 2014
    Nielsen Holdings (NLSN) Tops Q2 Earnings on Higher Revenues Aug 04 2014
    Americans Cannot Stop Snacking Aug 04 2014
    NIELSEN N.V. Financials Aug 02 2014
    Why Bookstore Sales Spike in August Jul 31 2014
    Unlocking the Truth: Sony's Barely Teenage Metal Band Jul 31 2014
    Seven in Ten Americans Think Others Lied on This Poll - but Fewer than One in Ten Admit to Doing So... Jul 30 2014
    A Craft Beer Cure for Applebee's Problems Jul 30 2014
    [video] Nielsen Revenue Jumps 15% as Demand for Consumer Data Surges Jul 29 2014
    The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® Improves Again Jul 29 2014
    Nielsen Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results Jul 29 2014
    Harris Poll AutoTECHCAST(SM) Study: Connected Car High-Tech Features Popular, but More Marketing... Jul 29 2014

    Add Notes, Comments or Ask Questions

    User Comments

    No comment yet
    Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
    GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
    Free 7-day Trial
    FEEDBACK
    Email Hide