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Nielsen Holdings NV (NYSE:NLSN)
Total Equity
$5,729 Mil (As of Dec. 2013)

Nielsen Holdings NV's total equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 was $5,729 Mil.

Total equity is used to calculate book value per share. Nielsen Holdings NV's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 was $15.14. The ratio of a company’s debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is. Nielsen Holdings NV's debt to equity ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 was 1.16.


Definition

Total Equity refers to the net assets owned by shareholders.

Total Equity and Total Liabilities are the two components for Total Assets.

Nielsen Holdings NV's Total Equity for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Total Equity=Total Assets(Q: Dec. 2013 )-Total Liabilities(Q: Dec. 2013 )
=15530-9801
=5,729

Nielsen Holdings NV's Total Equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Total Equity=Total Assets(Q: Dec. 2013 )-Total Liabilities(Q: Dec. 2013 )
=15530-9801
=5,729

Total Equity
=Preferred Stock+Common Stock+Additional Paid-In Capital+Retained Earnings
=0+32+6596+-512
+Treasury Stock+GainsLossesNotAffectingRetainedEarnings
+0+-387
=5,729

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

1. Total equity is used to calculate book value per share.

Nielsen Holdings NV's Book Value Per Share for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is

2. The ratio of a company’s debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is.

Nielsen Holdings NV's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Total Assets, Total Liabilities, Preferred Stock, Common Stock, Retained Earnings, Treasury Stock, Book Value per Share, Total Shares Outstanding, Current Portion of Long-Term Debt, Long-Term Debt, Additional Paid-In Capital


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Nielsen Holdings NV Annual Data

Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Total Equity 00001,9932,7982,8874,6334,9305,729

Nielsen Holdings NV Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
Total Equity 4,5434,6334,7644,7814,9764,9305,1995,5335,6665,729
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