Nielsen N.V. (NLSN): Price Target and June Short Interest Disclosure

Nielsen N.V. (NLSN) : The consensus price target for Nielsen N.V. (NLSN) is $57.14 for the short term with a standard deviation of $5.49. The most optimist securities analyst among the 7 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $61, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $45.

Nielsen N.V. (NLSN) stated loss of 1,273,441 shares or 10% in the short interest. The short interest registered from 12,728,559 on June 15,2016 to 11,455,118 on June 30,2016. In terms of floated shares, the shorted positions stood at 3.2%. The stock has been averaging 2,462,348 shares daily in trading and would need 5 days to cover the shorts. The information was released by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc (FINRA) on June 12th.

Also, Equity Analysts at the Citigroup maintains the rating on Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN). The brokerage firm has issued a Buy rating on the shares. The Analysts at the ratings agency raises the price target from $52 per share to $59 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on April 7, 2016.


Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN): stock turned positive on Thursday. Though the stock opened at $54.04, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $54.25 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $53.78 and closed the trading day at $54.03, in the green by 0.48%. The total traded volume for the day was 2,093,479. The stock had closed at $53.77 in the previous days trading.

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