Last $44.17 USD
Change Today -0.53 / -1.19%
Volume 1.6M
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nielsen nv (NLSN) Snapshot

Open
$44.26
Previous Close
$44.70
Day High
$44.66
Day Low
$44.07
52 Week High
07/3/14 - $49.61
52 Week Low
10/23/14 - $40.56
Market Cap
16.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.7M
EPS TTM
$1.20
Shares Outstanding
375.7M
EX-Date
11/21/14
P/E TM
36.8x
Dividend
$1.00
Dividend Yield
2.15%
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nielsen nv (NLSN) Details

Nielsen N.V. provides media and marketing information, analytics, and industry expertise about what consumers watch and listen. The company operates in two segments, Buy and Watch. The Buy segment provides retail measurement services that provide market share and competitive sales volumes, as well as 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 Watch segment provides viewership and listening data, and analytics primarily to the media and advertising industries for television, radio, online and mobile viewing, and listening platforms. This segment 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 in the mobile telecommunications industry; 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.

40,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/21/14
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 N.V. Appoints Harish Manwani as Member of the Board of Directors

On January 22, 2015, Harish Manwani was elected as a member of the Board of Directors of Nielsen N.V. effective immediately, to serve until the next Annual Meeting of Shareholders of the Company. Mr. Manwani retired from Unilever, at the end of 2014, where he served as Chief Operating Officer since September 2011.

Nielsen and INTAGE Establish Joint Venture to Provide Greater Clarity on Cross-Platform Advertising Effectiveness

Nielsen and INTAGE announced the establishment of a joint venture company, Nielsen-INTAGE DigitalMetrics Inc., for the development of new cross-platform advertising effectiveness solutions. This agreement will see Nielsen and INTAGE combine their respective data capital and know-how to develop solutions that provide insight into the effectiveness of advertising campaigns in the cross-platform field in Japan, enabling clients to fine-tune and optimize their advertising outreach efforts. Nielsen-INTAGE DigitalMetrics will leverage Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings solution, a world-class advertising effectiveness solution which is already well-established in international markets such as the US, together with INTAGE's i-ssp consumer panel data. The combined services will, for the first time, enable clients in Japan to analyze consumers by several segments such as brand ownership, purchase intent, lifestyle, residential area, age and gender, in addition to analyzing the impact of online advertising on purchase behavior and brand switching.

Nielsen N.V. Presents at 2015 Wells Fargo Denver Food Symposium, Jan-21-2015 12:00 PM

Nielsen N.V. Presents at 2015 Wells Fargo Denver Food Symposium, Jan-21-2015 12:00 PM. Venue: The Brown Palace, 321 17th Street, Denver, CO 80202, United States. Speakers: Todd Hale, Senior Vice President of Consumer and Shopper Insights.

 

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