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Nielsen Holdings PLC (NYSE:NLSN)
Net Issuance of Stock
$-375 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

A company may raise cash from issuing new shares. It can also use cash to buy back shares.

Nielsen Holdings PLC's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $-40 Mil. The number is negative, which means that Nielsen Holdings PLC has paid more cash to buy back shares than it has received for issuing shares quarterly.

Nielsen Holdings PLC's net issuance of stock for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-375 Mil.


Definition

A company may raise cash from issuing new shares. It can also use cash to buy back shares. If this number is positive, it means that the company has received more cash from issuing shares than it has paid to buy back shares. If this number is negative, it means that company has paid more cash to buy back shares than it has received for issuing shares.

Nielsen Holdings PLC Net Issuance of Stock for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -221 (Jun. 2016 ) + -90 (Sep. 2016 ) + -24 (Dec. 2016 ) + -40 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-375 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Related Terms

Cash from Financing


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Nielsen Holdings PLC Annual Data

Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Net Issuance of Stock 000-101,8010-11-466-667-418

Nielsen Holdings PLC Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Net Issuance of Stock -391-141-179-173-174-83-221-90-24-40
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