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Market Cap $M15,976Revenue $M6,288Net Margin (%)6.1Z-Score1.6
Enterprise Value $M22,245EPS $1.0Operating Margin %17.3F-Score7
P/E(ttm))42.6Cash Flow Per Share $3.0Pre-tax Margin (%)9.9Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book3.310-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0Quick Ratio1.1Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales2.65-y EBITDA Growth Rate %6.1Current Ratio1.1Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow9.6y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %9.9ROA % (ttm)2.5Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %2.3Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)6.9Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %95.0Shares Outstanding M371ROI % (ttm)3.2Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with NLSN

Number of guru portfolios checked: 84. (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 2014-12-31 Add0.07%$41.16 - $45.73
($42.82)
$ 43.030%Add 42.22%25,600
NLSNJulian Robertson 2014-06-30 Buy 0.32%$42.68 - $48.42
($46.52)
$ 43.03-8%New holding18,000
NLSNDaniel Loeb 2014-03-31 Sold Out -1.3%$41.04 - $47.34
($44.76)
$ 43.03-4%Sold Out0
NLSNDaniel Loeb 2013-12-31 Buy 1.3%$35.9 - $45.93
($40.81)
$ 43.035%New holding1,700,000
NLSNLee Ainslie 2013-12-31 Sold Out -0.98%$35.9 - $45.93
($40.81)
$ 43.035%Sold Out0
NLSNChris Davis 2013-09-30 Reduce-0.03%$32.55 - $37.18
($34.31)
$ 43.0320%Reduce -88.60%41,770
NLSNMario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Buy 0.01%$32.55 - $37.18
($34.31)
$ 43.0320%New holding37,760
NLSNLee Ainslie 2013-06-30 Buy 0.84%$33.41 - $36.91
($34.75)
$ 43.0319%New holding1,838,867
NLSNChris Davis 2013-06-30 Reduce-0.06%$33.41 - $36.91
($34.75)
$ 43.0319%Reduce -63.35%366,349
NLSNJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.02%$33.41 - $36.91
($34.75)
$ 43.0319%Sold Out0
NLSNJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Buy 0.02%$30.59 - $35.82
($32.91)
$ 43.0324%New holding10,486
NLSNJean-Marie Eveillard 2013-03-31 Sold Out -0.1%$30.59 - $35.82
($32.91)
$ 43.0324%Sold Out0
NLSNJohn Burbank 2012-09-30 Sold Out -0.22%$25.03 - $30.47
($28.06)
$ 43.0335%Sold Out0
NLSNJohn Burbank 2012-06-30 Add0.13%$25.63 - $30.17
($28.27)
$ 43.0334%Add 147.00%247,000
NLSNGeorge Soros 2012-06-30 Sold Out -0.03%$25.63 - $30.17
($28.27)
$ 43.0334%Sold Out0
NLSNJean-Marie Eveillard 2012-03-31 Reduce-0.24%$27.31 - $30.63
($27.38)
$ 43.0336%Reduce -64.94%1,008,939
NLSNRon Baron 2012-03-31 Reduce-0.2%$27.31 - $30.63
($27.38)
$ 43.0336%Reduce -28.95%2,505,759
NLSNGeorge Soros 2012-03-31 Buy 0.03%$27.31 - $30.63
($27.38)
$ 43.0336%New holding75,000
NLSNNWQ Managers 2012-03-31 Sold Out -0.02%$27.31 - $30.63
($27.38)
$ 43.0336%Sold Out0
NLSNGeorge Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out -0.004%$25.05 - $30.99
($28.76)
$ 43.0333%Sold Out0
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*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.

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NLSN: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
CP IV GP, Ltd.10% Owner 2015-03-05Sell4,000,000$45-4.38view
Carlyle Group Management L.L.C10% Owner 2015-03-05Sell4,000,000$45-4.38view
Valcon Acquisition Holding (Lu10% Owner 2015-03-05Sell8,000,000$45-4.38view
KKR VNU Equity Investors, L.P.10% Owner 2015-03-05Sell4,000,000$45-4.38view
KKR Group Holdings L.P.10% Owner 2015-03-05Sell4,000,000$45-4.38view
Valcon Acquisition Holding (Lu10% Owner 2015-03-02Sell1,810,024$45.44-5.3view
Charlton JeffreySVP & Corporate Controller 2015-02-18Sell18,398$45.02-4.42view
Valcon Acquisition Holding (Lu10% Owner 2015-02-03Sell844,811$44.17-2.58view
Valcon Acquisition Holding (Lu10% Owner 2015-01-29Sell4,548,555$43.97-2.14view
Valcon Acquisition Holding (Lu10% Owner 2015-01-15Sell2,557,641$42.032.38view

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    News about NLSN:

    Articles On GuruFocus.com
    Global Cocoa Market - Not All Is Sweet Feb 20 2015 
    Weekly Insider Sells Highlight: ARMK, WES, ORCL, NLSN Dec 22 2014 
    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 
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    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 

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