The Nielsen Company Overview

  • Founded
  • 1923

Founded
  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 15,000

Employees
  • Stock Symbol
  • NLSN

Stock Symbol
  • Investments
  • 71

  • Share Price
  • $27.68

  • (As of Thursday Closing)

The Nielsen Company General Information

Description

Nielsen Holdings PLC operates as a media and content ecosystem provider and offers audience measurement, data and analytics services. The company's data is used by its publishing clients to understand their audiences, establish the value of their advertising inventory, and maximize the value of their content. It operates as a complete unit - from the conception of a product, through the collection of the data, into the technology and operations, all the way to the data being sold and delivered to the client. The company's single reportable segment consists of television, radio, online and mobile audience and advertising measurement and corresponding analytics.

Contact Information

Website
www.nielsen.com
Formerly Known As
Opinion Search
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Stock Exchange
NYS
Primary Office
  • 675 6th Avenue
  • New York, NY 10011
  • United States

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The Nielsen Company Stock Performance

(As of Thursday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$27.68 $27.38 $16.02 - $27.79 $10B 360M 3.46M $1.48

The Nielsen Company Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM 30-Jun-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021 FY 2020 31-Dec-2020 FY 2019 31-Dec-2019
EV 13,802,078 13,028,602 15,775,742 15,911,948
Revenue 3,535,000 3,500,000 3,361,000 3,441,000
EBITDA 1,335,000 1,355,000 1,226,000 1,245,000
Net Income 530,000 963,000 (6,000) (415,000)
Total Assets 10,910,000 10,820,000 14,135,000 14,319,000
Total Debt 5,731,000 5,752,000 7,100,000 8,679,000
Public Fundamental Data provided by Morningstar, Inc. disclaimer

The Nielsen Company Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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The Nielsen Company Comparisons

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Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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The Nielsen Company Competitors (25)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
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The Nielsen Company Patents

The Nielsen Company Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-10887689-B1 Methods and apparatus for wear noise audio signature suppression Active 30-Aug-2019 000000000
US-11056123-B2 Systems and methods to improve timestamp transition resolution Active 18-Oct-2017 0000000000
CA-2767065-C Set-top-box with integrated encoder/decoder for audience measurement Expired - Fee Related 15-Mar-2010 0000000000
AU-2011227422-B2 Set-top-box with integrated encoder/decoder for audience measurement Ceased 15-Mar-2010 0000000000
AU-2011227422-A1 Set-top-box with integrated encoder/decoder for audience measurement Granted 15-Mar-2010 G10L19/018
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The Nielsen Company Executive Team (95)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
David Kenny Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Sean Cohan Chief Growth Officer and President, International
Linda Zukauckas Chief Financial Officer & Interim Principal Accounting Officer
Karthik Rao Chief Operating Officer, Operations
Henry Iglesias Chief Accounting Officer, Accounting & Controller, Finance
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The Nielsen Company Board Members (25)

Name Representing Role Since
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The Nielsen Company Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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The Nielsen Company Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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The Nielsen Company Investments & Acquisitions (71)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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OpenSlate 18-Sep-2019 Later Stage VC Media and Information Services (B2B) 000000 00
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The Nielsen Company Subsidiaries (20)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Nielsen Innovate Accelerator/Incubator Caesarea, Israel 2013
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The Nielsen Company Exits (16)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000000 18-Sep-2019 00000 00000 00 Completed
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  • 3 buyers
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Media Behavior Institute 24-Aug-2011 Corporate 000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
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