Short Term Price Target on Nielsen N.V. (NLSN)

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) : The highest level Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) is projected to reach is $61 for the short term and the lowest estimate is at $45. The consolidated price target from 7 rating analysts who initiate coverage on the stock is $57.14 and the possibility the share price can swing is $5.49.

Nielsen Holdings plc has lost 3.2% in the last five trading days and dropped 3.02% in the last 4 weeks. Nielsen Holdings plc has dropped 2.2% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 12.8%. Also, Equity Analysts at the Brokerage Firm, Citigroup, maintains their rating on the shares of Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN). Citigroup has a Buy rating on the shares. As per the latest research report, the brokerage house raises the price target to $59 per share from a prior target of $52. The rating by the firm was issued on April 7, 2016.

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) : 10 analysts are covering Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) and their average rating on the stock is 1.25, which is read as a Strong Buy. 8 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) also receives 1 more Buy recommendations from analysts who believe that the stock will do well going forward. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 3, which recommends a Hold affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. A total of 1 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $51.96 and $51.20 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $52.10. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $51.97, notching a gain of 0.06% for the day. The total traded volume was 4,529,649 . The stock had closed at $51.94 on the previous day.

In an insider trading activity,The officer (SVP & Corporate Controller) of Nielsen Holdings Plc, Charlton Jeffrey sold 5,328 shares at $52.34 on May 20, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $278,868. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

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