NYSE:NLSN (USA) Also trade in: Germany UK

Nielsen Holdings PLC

$ 24.18 0.02 (0.08%)
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Volume: 279,625 Avg Vol (1m): 4,334,180
Market Cap $: 8.65 Bil Enterprise Value $: 17.07 Bil
P/E (TTM): 0.00 P/B: 3.11
Earnings Power Value -1.76
Net Current Asset Value -30.6
Tangible Book -25.93
Projected FCF 24.44
Median P/S Value 41.71
Graham Number 0
Peter Lynch Value 0
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 4/10

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is . It is based on these factors
1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.
A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.05
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
95.04% of 625 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 0.97, Min: -5244.17
NLSN: 0.05
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.04, Med: 0.05, Max: 0.19
Current: 0.05
0.04
0.19
Equity-to-Asset 0.18
Equity-to-Asset ranked lower than
85.79% of 605 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 1, Med: 0.52, Min: -27
NLSN: 0.18
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.18, Med: 0.29, Max: 0.38
Current: 0.18
0.18
0.38
Debt-to-Equity 3.09
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
91.61% of 465 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 42.31, Med: 0.43, Min: 0.01
NLSN: 3.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.13, Med: 1.68, Max: 4.71
Current: 3.09
1.13
4.71
Debt-to-EBITDA 51.66
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
77.97% of 454 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 283.3, Med: 2.25, Min: 0.01
NLSN: 51.66
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.98, Med: 5.05, Max: 51.66
Current: 51.66
3.98
51.66
Interest Coverage 2.66
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
85.79% of 556 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 91653.5, Med: 19.71, Min: 0.16
NLSN: 2.66
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.09, Med: 2.95, Max: 3.93
Current: 2.66
1.09
3.93
Piotroski F-Score 3
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4
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6
7
8
9
Altman Z-Score 0.65
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.70
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 7.02%
WACC 6.41%

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 16.31
Operating Margin ranked higher than
84.60% of 617 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 5900, Med: 6.41, Min: -54300
NLSN: 16.31
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 14.66, Med: 17.52, Max: 19.69
Current: 16.31
14.66
19.69
Net Margin % -11.46
Net Margin ranked higher than
58.48% of 619 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 19896.3, Med: 4.15, Min: -43600
NLSN: -11.46
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -11.46, Med: 5.58, Max: 12.98
Current: -11.46
-11.46
12.98
ROE % -20.63
ROE ranked lower than
50.25% of 597 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 3571.25, Med: 8.83, Min: -6953.32
NLSN: -20.63
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: -20.63, Med: 6.42, Max: 13.88
Current: -20.63
-20.63
13.88
ROA % -4.56
ROA ranked lower than
61.69% of 629 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 51.2, Med: 3.69, Min: -448835.11
NLSN: -4.56
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: -4.56, Med: 2.19, Max: 4.91
Current: -4.56
-4.56
4.91
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -81.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked higher than
86.45% of 620 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 192979.45, Med: 22.23, Min: -1020642.86
NLSN: -81.99
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -101.35, Med: 127.63, Max: 233.85
Current: -81.99
-101.35
233.85
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 1.80
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked lower than
51.00% of 549 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 350.3, Med: 4.1, Min: -100
NLSN: 3.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -11.1, Med: 3.25, Max: 5.2
Current: 3.3
-11.1
5.2
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate -53.40
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked higher than
61.69% of 496 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 498.3, Med: 5.3, Min: -323.6
NLSN: -52.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -52.7, Med: 9.95, Max: 16.1
Current: -52.7
-52.7
16.1

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Business Description

Industry Business Services » Business Services    NAICS : 561499    SIC : 8732
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Traded in other countries NHL.Germany 0XI7.UK
Address 85 Broad Street, New York, NY, USA, 10004
Nielsen Holdings PLC offers marketing and client analytics services to retailers and media companies. The company specialises in two segments: Buy and Watch. The Buy segment provides retail transactional measurement data and consumer behaviour analytics information to the consumer packaged goods industry. The Watch segment collects and analyses media usage behaviour data for various forms of media, including television, radio, online, and mobile. The generated analytics are used within the media industry to determine advertising inventory values. Maximum revenue comes from the United States of America region.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
Forward PE Ratio 14.10
Forward P/E ranked lower than
52.76% of 127 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 49.75, Med: 19.16, Min: 3.73
NLSN: 14.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PB Ratio 3.11
PB Ratio ranked higher than
56.78% of 597 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 710, Med: 2.31, Min: 0.06
NLSN: 3.11
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.93, Med: 3.02, Max: 4.67
Current: 3.11
1.93
4.67
PS Ratio 1.33
PS Ratio ranked higher than
53.00% of 600 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 1600, Med: 1.24, Min: 0.02
NLSN: 1.33
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.18, Med: 2.3, Max: 3.28
Current: 1.33
1.18
3.28
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 13.98
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked higher than
76.19% of 273 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 2085, Med: 21.44, Min: 2.08
NLSN: 13.98
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 12.27, Med: 25.37, Max: 54.52
Current: 13.98
12.27
54.52
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.64
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked higher than
84.12% of 340 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 3126.03, Med: 14.75, Min: 0.27
NLSN: 7.64
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.71, Med: 14.92, Max: 20.19
Current: 7.64
6.71
20.19
EV-to-EBIT -32.83
EV-to-EBIT ranked higher than
57.80% of 500 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 1489.11, Med: 16.6, Min: 0.09
NLSN: -32.83
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: -35.8, Med: 21.25, Max: 52.3
Current: -32.83
-35.8
52.3
EV-to-EBITDA 102.21
EV-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
67.68% of 526 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 1424.59, Med: 12.55, Min: 0.09
NLSN: 102.21
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.2, Med: 14.4, Max: 108
Current: 102.21
9.2
108
EV-to-Revenue 2.63
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
66.23% of 604 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 23439, Med: 1.47, Min: 0.02
NLSN: 2.63
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.4, Med: 3.5, Max: 4.5
Current: 2.63
2.4
4.5
Shiller PE Ratio 46.49
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
100.00% of 183 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 1709.42, Med: 29.53, Min: 0.19
NLSN: 46.49
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 45.08, Med: 50.35, Max: 51.88
Current: 46.49
45.08
51.88
Current Ratio 1.07
Current Ratio ranked lower than
72.64% of 614 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 556.87, Med: 1.64, Min: 0.01
NLSN: 1.07
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.8, Med: 1.13, Max: 1.66
Current: 1.07
0.8
1.66
Quick Ratio 1.07
Quick Ratio ranked lower than
65.31% of 614 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 556.87, Med: 1.49, Min: 0.01
NLSN: 1.07
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.8, Med: 1.13, Max: 1.66
Current: 1.07
0.8
1.66
Days Sales Outstanding 68.90
Days Sales Outstanding ranked lower than
63.10% of 588 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 815.98, Med: 60.92, Min: 0.37
NLSN: 68.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 62.64, Med: 72.54, Max: 76.55
Current: 68.9
62.64
76.55
Days Payable 140.57
Days Payable ranked higher than
82.67% of 525 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 967, Med: 46.52, Min: -0.7
NLSN: 140.57
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 21.77, Med: 32.2, Max: 180.43
Current: 140.57
21.77
180.43

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 5.75
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked higher than
91.20% of 693 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 136.99, Med: 2.25, Min: 0.03
NLSN: 5.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.43, Med: 2.27, Max: 6.24
Current: 5.75
0.43
6.24
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 8.40
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked higher than
61.34% of 269 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 131.5, Med: 7.7, Min: -100
NLSN: 8.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0, Max: 18.9
Current: 8.4
0
18.9
Forward Dividend Yield % 5.79
Forward Dividend Yield ranked higher than
91.02% of 646 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 230.93, Med: 2.5, Min: 0.03
NLSN: 5.79
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 10.91
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked higher than
81.21% of 676 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 136.99, Med: 2.72, Min: 0.03
NLSN: 10.91
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.81, Med: 4.26, Max: 11.7
Current: 10.91
0.81
11.7
3-Year Share Buyback Rate 0.70
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
90.12% of 405 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 63.2, Med: -1.8, Min: -337.1
NLSN: 0.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -16.6, Med: -0.6, Max: 1.9
Current: 0.7
-16.6
1.9

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Projected-FCF 1.00
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked higher than
79.00% of 319 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 56.83, Med: 1.54, Min: 0.13
NLSN: 1
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.92, Med: 1.69, Max: 2.31
Current: 1
0.92
2.31
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.58
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked higher than
90.39% of 510 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 147.09, Med: 1.08, Min: 0.01
NLSN: 0.58
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.56, Med: 1, Max: 1.36
Current: 0.58
0.56
1.36
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % -3.05
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked higher than
66.19% of 624 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 1111.11, Med: 4.76, Min: -10000
NLSN: -3.05
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -3.1, Med: 4.2, Max: 6.8
Current: -3.05
-3.1
6.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -7.51
Forward Rate of Return ranked higher than
77.53% of 365 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 5453.81, Med: 8.6, Min: -52.24
NLSN: -7.51
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -8.3, Med: 13, Max: 18.4
Current: -7.51
-8.3
18.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 6,468
EPS (TTM) $ -2.09
Beta 1.21
Volatility % 37.38
52-Week Range $ 20.53 - 32.07
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 355.49

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 3
Positive ROA N
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy N
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy N
Higher Current Ratio yoy N
Less Shares Outstanding yoy Y
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy N