• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $25.17
  • Forecasted Upside: -9.93 %
  • Number of Analysts: 6
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for NLSN

Analyst Price Target is $25.17
▼ -9.93% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 6 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Nielsen in the last 3 months. The average price target is $25.17, with a high forecast of $28.00 and a low forecast of $17.00. The average price target represents a -9.93% upside from the last price of $27.94.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 6 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in Nielsen. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 6 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
4/14/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 7 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
7/13/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 6 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
10/11/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 5 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
1/9/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 0 buy ratings
  • 6 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
4/9/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 0 buy ratings
  • 6 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
7/8/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 0 buy ratings
  • 6 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
9/6/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 0 buy ratings
  • 5 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
10/6/2022

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 0 buy ratings
  • 5 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/16/2022BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$34.00 ➝ $28.00Low
3/30/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$20.00 ➝ $28.00Low
3/30/2022Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$28.00Low
3/29/2022Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$15.00 ➝ $28.00High
3/1/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$19.00 ➝ $15.00Medium
3/1/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$25.00 ➝ $20.00Medium
1/27/2022Truist FinancialDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$25.00 ➝ $22.00Medium
1/26/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$23.00 ➝ $17.00High
1/5/2022Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$25.00 ➝ $19.00High
9/10/2021CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$28.00 ➝ $21.00High
8/13/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$27.00 ➝ $25.00Low
7/30/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$29.00 ➝ $27.00Low
7/7/2021Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageSector Perform$25.00High
6/10/2021Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$29.00High
5/21/2021CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$27.00 ➝ $29.00High
5/13/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$30.00 ➝ $33.00Low
5/7/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$27.00 ➝ $29.00High
3/19/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$18.00 ➝ $29.00Medium
3/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageOverweightMedium
3/10/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$25.00 ➝ $27.00N/A
3/4/2021BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$20.00 ➝ $30.00High
3/1/2021Truist FinancialBoost Target$20.00 ➝ $26.00High
2/26/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$23.00 ➝ $25.00Medium
1/28/2021CitigroupBoost Target$22.00 ➝ $27.00Low
1/6/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$22.00 ➝ $23.00N/A
12/10/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$17.00 ➝ $22.00Low
12/10/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$17.00 ➝ $20.00Low
11/3/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$22.00 ➝ $18.00Low
8/25/2020Truist FinancialBoost Target$23.00 ➝ $30.00Low
8/10/2020Truist FinancialReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Market Perform$23.00Low
8/10/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight$21.00Low
8/6/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$18.00 ➝ $19.00Low
7/10/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$18.00 ➝ $17.00Medium
5/21/2020CitigroupLower TargetBuy$28.00 ➝ $18.00Medium
5/1/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$30.00 ➝ $18.00Low
4/30/2020Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$30.00 ➝ $18.00High
4/14/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$23.00 ➝ $18.00Low
4/7/2020Robert W. BairdLower TargetNeutral$20.00 ➝ $15.00Medium
3/3/2020SunTrust BanksLower TargetBuy$25.00 ➝ $23.00High
2/28/2020Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$20.00High
12/17/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$20.00High
11/19/2019SunTrust BanksLower TargetBuy$25.00Low
10/10/2019Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$29.00 ➝ $27.00Low
8/16/2019CitigroupSet TargetBuy$28.00Low
3/28/2019SunTrust BanksSet TargetBuy$28.00Low
3/28/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$27.00 ➝ $23.00High
3/4/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$24.00 ➝ $26.00Low
3/1/2019Credit Suisse GroupSet TargetHold$27.00Low
1/8/2019Morgan StanleySet TargetBuy$26.00Low
12/7/2018Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$29.00Medium
10/29/2018SunTrust BanksLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$28.00 ➝ $27.00High
9/13/2018Morgan StanleySet TargetBuy$26.00 ➝ $27.00Low
8/23/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$20.00 ➝ $25.00Medium
8/20/2018CitigroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$41.00 ➝ $29.00Low
8/15/2018Pivotal ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$27.00Low
8/14/2018Morgan StanleySet TargetBuy$26.00High
8/14/2018Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Buy$26.00 ➝ $30.00High
8/14/2018MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$34.00High
8/14/2018BarclaysUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$21.00 ➝ $27.00High
7/28/2018SunTrust BanksSet TargetBuy$26.00Medium
7/27/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$26.00Low
7/27/2018Needham & Company LLCLower TargetBuy$30.00Medium
7/27/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Market Weight$38.00 ➝ $24.00Medium
7/26/2018BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$38.00 ➝ $24.00Medium
7/26/2018Pivotal ResearchLower TargetBuy$35.00 ➝ $27.00High
7/18/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ $30.76$40.00 ➝ $38.00Low
7/2/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ SellMedium
6/4/2018Pivotal ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$35.00 ➝ $35.00Medium
4/30/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$46.00 ➝ $40.00Medium
4/27/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingSell$35.00Low
4/26/2018Pivotal ResearchReiterated RatingHold$35.00High
4/16/2018BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$38.00High
2/14/2018SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$42.00 ➝ $38.00Low
2/12/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$40.00 ➝ $38.00Low
2/9/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$47.00 ➝ $46.00Medium
2/9/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$44.00 ➝ $43.00High
2/9/2018Robert W. BairdLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$44.00 ➝ $40.00High
2/9/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet TargetHold ➝ Hold$35.00 ➝ $33.00High
1/8/2018Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
1/2/2018MacquarieDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$38.00Medium
12/14/2017BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$45.00 ➝ $38.00Medium
11/29/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet TargetHold$35.00High
11/17/2017CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$45.00N/A
11/12/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldN/A
11/10/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy$42.00N/A
11/10/2017BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform$43.00 ➝ $40.00N/A
11/10/2017Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$49.00 ➝ $47.00N/A
11/8/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$40.00N/A
10/27/2017Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuyN/A
10/26/2017Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$47.00 ➝ $46.00N/A
10/26/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$44.00N/A
10/26/2017Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$50.00 ➝ $49.00N/A
10/23/2017Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$45.00N/A
(Data available from 10/6/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.15 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 8 very positive mentions
  • 29 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
3/10/2022
  • 8 very positive mentions
  • 42 positive mentions
  • 8 negative mentions
  • 4 very negative mentions
4/9/2022
  • 8 very positive mentions
  • 19 positive mentions
  • 3 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
5/9/2022
  • 8 very positive mentions
  • 12 positive mentions
  • 3 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
6/8/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
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  • 3 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
7/8/2022
  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 18 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
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8/7/2022
  • 7 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
9/6/2022
  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 11 positive mentions
  • 5 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
10/6/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 11 positive mentions
  • 5 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions

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Nielsen Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a measurement and data analytics company worldwide. The company provides viewership and listening data, and analytics principally to media publishers and marketers, and advertising agencies for television, computer, mobile, CTV, digital, and listening platforms. It also offers television audience measurement services; digital audience measurement services; video advertising services; and independent measurement and consumer research primarily servicing radio, advertisers, and advertising agencies in the audio industry. In addition, it offers consumer behavioral and transactional data. Nielsen Holdings plc provides marketing solutions. The company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Today's Range

Now: $27.94
Low: $27.92
High: $27.94

50 Day Range

MA: $27.10
Low: $22.71
High: $27.92

52 Week Range

Now: $27.94
Low: $16.02
High: $27.93

Volume

47,585 shs

Average Volume

4,616,175 shs

Market Capitalization

$10.05 billion

P/E Ratio

19.01

Dividend Yield

0.86%

Beta

1.17

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Nielsen?

The following equities research analysts have issued reports on Nielsen in the last year: BMO Capital Markets, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Canada, StockNews.com, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, and Truist Financial Co..
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What is the current price target for Nielsen?

6 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Nielsen in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $25.17, suggesting a possible downside of 9.9%. BMO Capital Markets has the highest price target set, predicting NLSN will reach $28.00 in the next twelve months. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $17.00 for Nielsen in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Nielsen?

Nielsen currently has 1 sell rating and 5 hold ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in NLSN, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with Nielsen?

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How do I contact Nielsen's investor relations team?

Nielsen's physical mailing address is 85 BROAD STREET, NEW YORK NY, 10004. The business services provider's listed phone number is (646) 654-5000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Nielsen is www.nielsen.com. Learn More about contacing Nielsen investor relations.