- NLSN has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $97.9 million
- NLSN has traded 1.2 million shares today
- NLSN traded in a range 209.8% of the normal price range with a price range of $1.05
- NLSN traded above its daily resistance level (quality: 119 days, meaning that the stock is crossing a resistance level set by the last 119 calendar days. The resistance price is defined by the Price - $0.01 at the time of the signal)
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- The company, on the basis of net income growth from the same quarter one year ago, has significantly outperformed against the S&P 500 and exceeded that of the Professional Services industry average. The net income increased by 8.6% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, going from $58.00 million to $63.00 million.
- The gross profit margin for NIELSEN HOLDINGS NV is rather high; currently it is at 57.34%. It has increased from the same quarter the previous year. Regardless of the strong results of the gross profit margin, the net profit margin of 4.32% trails the industry average.
- NIELSEN HOLDINGS NV has improved earnings per share by 13.3% in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. This company has reported somewhat volatile earnings recently. But, we feel it is poised for EPS growth in the coming year. During the past fiscal year, NIELSEN HOLDINGS NV reported lower earnings of $1.00 versus $1.13 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($2.63 versus $1.00).
- NLSN, with its decline in revenue, slightly underperformed the industry average of 1.2%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues slightly dropped by 2.1%. The declining revenue has not hurt the company's bottom line, with increasing earnings per share.
- Currently the debt-to-equity ratio of 1.54 is quite high overall and when compared to the industry average, suggesting that the current management of debt levels should be re-evaluated. Even though the debt-to-equity ratio is weak, NLSN's quick ratio is somewhat strong at 1.05, demonstrating the ability to handle short-term liquidity needs.
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