Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) has tumbled 1.84% during the past week, however, the bigger picture is still very bullish; the stocks have advanced and posted positive gains of 2.32% in the last four weeks. The stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 by 0.66% during the past week but Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) it has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 1.38%.
Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN): The stock opened at $53.71 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $53.81 for the day. The stock traded down to $53.27 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $53.41 with a loss of -0.89% for the day. The stock had closed at $53.89 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 2,022,861 shares.
The company shares have rallied 16.36% from its 1 Year high price. On Jun 9, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $55.06 and the one year low was seen on Aug 25, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $52.91 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $49.81.
On the companys insider trading activities, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the officer (SVP & Corporate Controller) of Nielsen Holdings Plc, Charlton Jeffrey had sold 5,328 shares worth of $278,868 in a transaction dated May 20, 2016. In this transaction, 5,328 shares were sold at $52.34 per share.
Many analysts have stated their opinion on the company shares. Citigroup maintains its rating on Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN). The global brokerage major raises the current price target from $52 per share to $59 per share. Analysts at the Citigroup have a current rating of Buy on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on April 7, 2016. Currently the company Insiders own 1.9% of Nielsen N.V. shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -15.76% . Institutional Investors own 80.69% of Nielsen N.V. shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -14.99%.