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Last $44.21 USD
Change Today -0.72 / -1.60%
Volume 1.8M
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nielsen nv (NLSN) Snapshot

Open
$44.64
Previous Close
$44.93
Day High
$44.75
Day Low
$44.16
52 Week High
07/3/14 - $49.61
52 Week Low
10/23/14 - $40.56
Market Cap
16.4B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.1M
EPS TTM
$1.21
Shares Outstanding
370.7M
EX-Date
03/3/15
P/E TM
36.5x
Dividend
$1.00
Dividend Yield
2.26%
Current Stock Chart for NIELSEN NV (NLSN)

nielsen nv (NLSN) Details

Nielsen N.V. operates as an information and measurement company. The company provides media and marketing information, analytics, and manufacturer and retailer expertise about what and where consumers buy, read, watch and listen. Its Buy segment provides data on retail measurement services, such as market share and competitive sales volumes; insights into distribution, pricing, merchandising, and promotion; consumer panel measurement, which offers insight into shopper behavior and customer segmentation; and consumer intelligence and analytical services for decision making in development and marketing cycles. The company’s Watch segment provides viewership and listening data, and analytics primarily to the media and advertising industries for television, radio, digital and mobile viewing, and listening platforms. It offers national and local television audience measurement services, including more than one screen, unduplicated reach, cause and effect analysis, and program viewing behavior testing; digital audience measurement services, such as digital media and market research, audience analytics, and social media measurement; mobile measurement services comprising measurement and consumer research for telecom and media companies; and advertiser solutions. In addition, it provides radio audience measurement services, such as estimating the size and composition of national radio audiences, and audiences of network radio programs and commercials, as well as information on consumers’ lifestyles, shopping patterns, and use of media to radio, advertisers and advertising agencies, local cable television companies, national cable and broadcast television networks, and out-of-home media sales organizations. The company was formerly known as Nielsen Holdings N.V. and changed its name to Nielsen N.V. in May 2014. Nielsen N.V. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Diemen, the Netherlands. Nielsen N.V. is a subsidiary of Valcon Acquisition Holding (Luxembourg) S.á.r.l.

42,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/20/15
Founded in 1923

nielsen nv (NLSN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $779.2K
Global President
Total Annual Compensation: $800.0K
Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $1.6M
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $850.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

nielsen nv (NLSN) Key Developments

Nielsen and OpenBook Announce Collaboration Agreement

Nielsen N.V. and OpenBook Co., Ltd. have announced a collaboration agreement designed to meet client needs of both companies through improvements to the flow of insights and information between the English language book markets of the US and UK and the China book market and enhanced service capability. Nielsen China will provide support by working with Openbook locally in China. In its online system, Openbook will publish weekly overall and genre-specific US and UK book sales charts, as well as US and UK rights contact information. These charts will be made available to publishers and retailers who subscribe to Openbook's online services in China. Nielsen will introduce Openbook's research services to Nielsen Book clients around the world. This includes the English translation of the 2014 China Market Report, which will provide rich data and insights into the China book market. Openbook will benefit from the agreement in terms of access to advanced data tracking and analytics for the global English book markets. Meanwhile, through this agreement, Openbook 's clients are able to gain insights of global English book market trends, best-selling books as well as industry best practise, which would help clients introduce top quality books to meet Chinese consumers' needs.

Nielsen N.V. and Havas Media North America Sign Renewal Agreement

Nielsen N.V., an information and measurement company, and Havas Media North America have signed a long-term renewal agreement for Havas Media to subscribe to Nielsen local TV ratings. The new arrangement will provide Havas Media access to Nielsen's TV audience measurement in all 210 measured markets. It also includes multicultural estimates, specifically for African American and Hispanic audiences, as well as local sports reports.

Nielsen N.V. Appoints Harish Peri as Senior Vice President of Product Marketing

Nielsen N.V. has appointed Harish Peri as senior vice president of product marketing across its ratings and planning products. Peri will report to Megan Clarken, EVP Global Product Leadership, and Marcy Shinder, Chief Marketing Officer. He will be based in New York, N.Y. In this role, Peri will have responsibility for driving all aspects of Nielsen's Reach product marketing strategy and execution, including all aspects of the client experience and the continued growth of Nielsen's portfolio of Total Audience measurement solutions. Peri brings over 10 years of experience to Nielsen, most recently serving as Senior Director of Product Marketing and Solutions at Salesforce.com.

 

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