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Nielsen (NLSN)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$23.62 USD

23.62
1,409,865

+0.40 (1.72%)

Updated Jul 1, 2022 04:00 PM ET

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1Strong Buy24.75%
2Buy18.15%
3Hold9.70%
4Sell5.35%
5Strong Sell2.45%
S&P50010.91%

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3-Hold of 5     3    

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B Value D Growth F Momentum D VGM

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Bottom 27% (181 out of 251)

Industry: Business - Information Services

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Fiscal Year end for Nielsen Holdings Plc falls in the month of December .

All items in Millions except EPS data.

12/31/21 12/31/20 12/31/19 12/31/18 12/31/17
Sales 3,500 6,290 6,498 6,515 6,572
Cost Of Goods 1,212 2,760 2,822 2,805 2,765
Gross Profit 2,288 3,530 3,676 3,710 3,807
Selling & Adminstrative & Depr. & Amort Expenses 1,416 3,064 3,769 4,185 2,582
Income After Depreciation & Amortization 872 466 -93 -475 1,225
Non-Operating Income -29 -21 -173 -13 -23
Interest Expense 285 371 397 394 374
Pretax Income 558 74 -663 -882 828
Income Taxes -2 67 -260 -182 388
Minority Interest 8 13 12 12 11
Investment Gains/Losses -1 0 0 0 0
Other Income/Charges 0 0 0 0 0
Income From Cont. Operations 559 7 -403 -700 440
Extras & Discontinued Operations 412 0 0 0 0
Net Income 963 -6 -415 -712 429
Depreciation Footnote 12/31/21 12/31/20 12/31/19 12/31/18 12/31/17
Income Before Depreciation & Amortization 1,420 1,514 1,667 1,613 1,865
Depreciation & Amortization (Cash Flow) 548 1,048 1,760 2,088 640
Income After Depreciation & Amortization 872 466 -93 -475 1,225
Earnings Per Share Data 12/31/21 12/31/20 12/31/19 12/31/18 12/31/17
Average Shares 360.45 356.86 355.73 355.60 358.05
Diluted EPS Before Non-Recurring Items 1.75 1.52 1.69 1.73 2.11
Diluted Net EPS 2.67 -0.02 -1.17 -2.00 1.20

Fiscal Year end for Nielsen Holdings Plc falls in the month of December .

All items in Millions except EPS data.

6/30/22 3/31/22 12/31/21 9/30/21 6/30/21
Sales 877.00 894.00 882.00 861.00 863.00
Cost Of Goods 314.00 336.00 307.00 292.00 277.00
Gross Profit 563.00 558.00 575.00 569.00 586.00
SG&A, R&D, and Dept/Amort Expenses 366.00 380.00 353.00 350.00 333.00
Income After SG&A, R&D, and Dept/Amort Expenses 197.00 178.00 222.00 219.00 253.00
Non-Operating Income 9.00 3.00 -2.00 -26.00 -4.00
Interest Expense 66.00 68.00 68.00 69.00 80.00
Pretax Income 140.00 113.00 152.00 124.00 169.00
Income Taxes 33.00 -131.00 33.00 36.00 60.00
Minority Interest 10.00 0.00 3.00 2.00 3.00
Investment Gains/Losses 4.00 -2.00 1.00 0.00 0.00
Other Income/Charges 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Income From Cont. Operations 111.00 242.00 120.00 88.00 109.00
Extras & Discontinued Operations 4.00 -28.00 -17.00 -10.00 467.00
Net Income 105.00 214.00 100.00 76.00 573.00
Earnings Per Share Data 6/30/22 3/31/22 12/31/21 9/30/21 6/30/21
Average Shares 360.66 360.63 360.53 360.42 360.19
Diluted EPS Before Non-Recurring Items 0.43 0.44 0.42 0.41 0.45
Diluted Net EPS 0.29 0.59 0.28 0.21 1.59