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Market Cap $M16,815Revenue $M6,288Net Margin (%)6.1Z-Score1.6
Enterprise Value $M22,256EPS $1.0Operating Margin %17.3F-Score7
P/E(ttm))45.9Cash Flow Per Share $3.0Pre-tax Margin (%)9.9Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book3.510-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0Quick Ratio1.1Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales2.85-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-2.5Current Ratio1.1Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow9.6y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %9.9ROA % (ttm)2.5Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %2.1Insider 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: 85. (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)
$ 45.216%Add 42.22%25,600
NLSNMario Gabelli 2014-12-31 Reduce$41.16 - $45.73
($42.8)
$ 45.216%Reduce -28.14%20,425
NLSNJulian Robertson 2014-06-30 Buy 0.32%$42.68 - $48.42
($46.52)
$ 45.21-3%New holding, 18000 sh.18,000
NLSNMario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Reduce$42.68 - $48.42
($46.52)
$ 45.21-3%Reduce -28.88%29,695
NLSNChris Davis 2014-03-31 Sold Out $41.04 - $47.34
($44.76)
$ 45.211%Sold Out0
NLSNDaniel Loeb 2014-03-31 Sold Out -1.3%$41.04 - $47.34
($44.76)
$ 45.211%Sold Out0
NLSNDaniel Loeb 2013-12-31 Buy 1.3%$35.9 - $45.93
($40.81)
$ 45.2111%New holding, 1700000 sh.1,700,000
NLSNChris Davis 2013-12-31 Reduce$35.9 - $45.93
($40.81)
$ 45.2111%Reduce -27.05%30,470
NLSNLee Ainslie 2013-12-31 Sold Out -0.98%$35.9 - $45.93
($40.81)
$ 45.2111%Sold Out0
NLSNMario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Buy 0.01%$32.55 - $37.18
($34.31)
$ 45.2132%New holding, 37760 sh.37,760
NLSNChris Davis 2013-09-30 Reduce-0.03%$32.55 - $37.18
($34.31)
$ 45.2132%Reduce -88.6%41,770
NLSNLee Ainslie 2013-06-30 Buy 0.84%$33.41 - $36.91
($34.75)
$ 45.2130%New holding, 1838867 sh.1,838,867
NLSNChris Davis 2013-06-30 Reduce-0.06%$33.41 - $36.91
($34.75)
$ 45.2130%Reduce -63.35%366,349
NLSNJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.02%$33.41 - $36.91
($34.75)
$ 45.2130%Sold Out0
NLSNJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Buy 0.02%$30.59 - $35.82
($32.91)
$ 45.2137%New holding, 10486 sh.10,486
NLSNJean-Marie Eveillard 2013-03-31 Sold Out -0.1%$30.59 - $35.82
($32.91)
$ 45.2137%Sold Out0
NLSNJohn Burbank 2012-09-30 Sold Out -0.22%$25.03 - $30.47
($28.06)
$ 45.2161%Sold Out0
NLSNJohn Burbank 2012-06-30 Add0.13%$25.63 - $30.17
($28.27)
$ 45.2160%Add 147%247,000
NLSNGeorge Soros 2012-06-30 Sold Out -0.03%$25.63 - $30.17
($28.27)
$ 45.2160%Sold Out0
NLSNGeorge Soros 2012-03-31 Buy 0.03%$27.31 - $30.63
($27.38)
$ 45.2165%New holding, 75000 sh.75,000
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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.

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 2014-12-3125,6000.010.22+42.22%
NLSN Ron Baron 2014-12-311,813,8900.490.33-2.77%
NLSN Mario Gabelli 2014-12-3120,4250.010-28.14%
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NLSN: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
Charlton JeffreySVP & Corporate Controller 2015-02-18Sell18,398$45.021.71view
Valcon Acquisition Holding (Lu10% Owner 2015-02-03Sell844,811$44.173.67view
Valcon Acquisition Holding (Lu10% Owner 2015-01-29Sell4,548,555$43.974.14view
Valcon Acquisition Holding (Lu10% Owner 2015-01-15Sell2,557,641$42.038.95view
KASH ARVINVice Chairman 2014-12-23Sell4,378$45.580.46view
CALHOUN DAVID LDirector 2014-12-16Sell400,000$43.615view
Thomas H. Lee Advisors (Altern10% Owner 2014-12-16Sell8,182,591$42.886.79view
Thomas H. Lee Advisors (Altern10% Owner 2014-12-16Sell8,182,591$42.886.79view
Blackstone Capital Partners (C10% Owner 2014-12-16Sell5,190,967$42.886.79view
Blackstone Management Associat10% Owner 2014-12-16Sell5,190,967$42.886.79view

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Articles On GuruFocus.com
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Weekly Insider Sells Highlight: ARMK, WES, ORCL, NLSN Dec 21 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 
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 

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