Insider Trading Alert - NLSN, CFFN And CLB Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 3, 2015, 67 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $604.38 to $199,999,963.35.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Nielsen (NLSN) - FREE Research Report

Valcon Acquisition Holding (Luxembourg) S.A R.L., who is 10% Owner at Nielsen, sold 4.5 million shares at $43.97 on Feb. 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 47.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.83% with the 4.5 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.12, up $0.15, or 0.34% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Nielsen go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2.6 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 22.6 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 22.7 million

The average volume for Nielsen has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Nielsen has a market cap of $16.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 1.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.29%. The company has a P/E ratio of 44.2. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate Nielsen a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Nielsen as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Nielsen Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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