Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) plunged -1.44% during previous trade, a total of 3.94M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 2.58M shares whereas its relative volume is 1.28. The stock has a market capitalization of $15.14B along with 357.43M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $42.13 and touched the lowest level of $41.48.
Most recently Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN)’s price target was revised on 01/03/17 and according to 17 analysts stock’s price will reach at $48.76 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 5.61. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $43 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $55, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 32% from its latest closing price of $42.41.
Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN)’s price target was revised on 12/14/16 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $60 while the bearish estimates kept at $43 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $51.45, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 5.66.
While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.83. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 12 brokerage recommendations 7 rate Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 5 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 1/10/17 the stock of Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) downgraded by Barclays from Overweight to Equal-Weight. However previously on 12/14/16 it was upgraded by Morgan Stanley from Equal-Weight to Overweight. A research note issued on 3/9/16 the stock was downgraded by Morgan Stanley from Overweight to Equal-Weight.
Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) performance over the past one year plunged -4.92% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bearish trend of -0.48%. During the last six months the stock slipped -21.56%. Quarterly performance of the company shows declining momentum of -19.55% while its last one month trend is negative with -0.57%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed down trend of -1.23%.
The company’s price sits -3.25% below from its 50-day moving average of $42.66 and -16.39% below from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $49.32. Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN)’s shares are currently trading -24.40% away from the 52-week high price of $55.22 and +1.83% far from the 52-week low price of $41.00.
According to consensus agreement of 19 analysts Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) will report earnings per share of $0.8 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 2/9/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.82 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.75. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.82 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) set at $2.75 according to the sentiments of 18 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $2.71 and highest earnings estimates are $2.78.
According to 16 analysts, Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.65B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $1.67B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $1.63B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $6.3B compared to low analyst estimates of $6.28B and high estimates of $6.33B according to the projection of 18 analysts.