Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN) is an interesting player in the Technology space, with a focus on Information & Delivery Services. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $33.92, up from yesterday’s close by 1.53%. Given the stock’s recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company’s recent data.Fundamental Analysis
Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN) currently trades with a market capitalization of $12.08 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 6.34 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company’s last quarterly report.
You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $1.19 Billion over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.22 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 0.65% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.
No analysis is ever complete without a thorough survey of a stock’s technical behavior. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Nielsen Holdings plc recorded a 52-week high of $44.55. It is now trading 10.63% off that level. The stock is trading $35.18 its 50-day moving average by 1.26%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $31.90.
In recent action, Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN) has made a move of +0.65% over the past month, which has come on Strong relative transaction volume. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 17.8, and it’s gotten there by action that has been less volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 5.95% with $355.20 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of NLSN.