Nielsen N.V. (NLSN) Shares Bought by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS boosted its stake in Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) by 0.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 24,953 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 22 shares during the period. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS’s holdings in Nielsen N.V. were worth $965,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of NLSN. Washington Trust Bank increased its stake in shares of Nielsen N.V. by 0.4% during the second quarter. Washington Trust Bank now owns 8,318 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $322,000 after purchasing an additional 36 shares in the last quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System increased its stake in shares of Nielsen N.V. by 0.5% during the second quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 20,800 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $804,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Creative Planning increased its stake in shares of Nielsen N.V. by 3.0% during the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 3,593 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $139,000 after purchasing an additional 103 shares in the last quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc increased its stake in shares of Nielsen N.V. by 0.7% during the second quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 20,998 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $812,000 after purchasing an additional 138 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Trust Co. of Oklahoma increased its stake in shares of Nielsen N.V. by 2.1% during the second quarter. Trust Co. of Oklahoma now owns 13,634 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $527,000 after purchasing an additional 274 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 96.32% of the company’s stock.

In related news, Director Karen M. Hoguet sold 18,620 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.01, for a total transaction of $726,366.20. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 44,080 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,719,560.80. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Stephen Hasker sold 20,930 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.00, for a total transaction of $899,990.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 79,341 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,411,663. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 0.67% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on NLSN shares. TheStreet raised shares of Nielsen N.V. from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Nielsen N.V. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 target price for the company in a research note on Friday, July 28th. BidaskClub raised shares of Nielsen N.V. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 5th. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $55.00 target price on shares of Nielsen N.V. in a research note on Tuesday. Finally, Pivotal Research reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $38.00 target price on shares of Nielsen N.V. in a research note on Sunday. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $46.64.

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Shares of Nielsen N.V. (NYSE NLSN) opened at 39.50 on Wednesday. The company’s 50 day moving average is $40.39 and its 200 day moving average is $40.39. Nielsen N.V. has a 12 month low of $36.96 and a 12 month high of $54.99. The company has a market cap of $14.08 billion, a P/E ratio of 28.79 and a beta of 1.00.

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The business services provider reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.63 by ($0.14). The firm had revenue of $1.64 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.65 billion. Nielsen N.V. had a return on equity of 15.96% and a net margin of 7.68%. The company’s revenue was up 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.31 EPS. On average, equities research analysts predict that Nielsen N.V. will post $2.60 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 24th were paid a dividend of $0.34 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, August 22nd. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.44%. Nielsen N.V.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 99.27%.

Nielsen N.V. Company Profile

Nielsen N.V. (Nielsen), formerly Nielsen Holdings N.V., is an information and measurement company. The Company is engaged in providing clients with an understanding of consumers and consumer behavior. The Company delivers media and marketing information, and analytics on a global and local basis. Nielsen operates through two business segments: Buy and Watch.

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