The Nielsen Company Overview

  • Founded
  • 1923
Founded
  • Status
  • Public
  • Employees
  • 44,000
Employees
  • Stock Symbol
  • NLSN
Stock Symbol
  • Investments
  • 66
  • Share Price
  • $22.13
  • (As of Friday Closing)

The Nielsen Company General Information

Description

Nielsen Holdings PLC is a global measurement and data analytics company. The company is divided into two business units. Nielsen Global Media serves media and advertising industries by providing data on media consumers so that they can maximize their marketability to both advertisers and end consumers. Nielsen Global Connect provides consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers with information and insights that companies need to manage their brands, grow, and target customers.

Contact Information

Website
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Stock Exchange
NYS
Primary Office
  • 675 6th Avenue
  • Suite 3
  • New York, NY 10010
  • United States
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The Nielsen Company Stock Performance

(As of Friday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$22.13 $22.37 $11.62 - $22.52 $7.92B 358M 5.25M -$0.42

The Nielsen Company Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM 30-Sep-2020 FY 2019 31-Dec-2019 FY 2018 31-Dec-2018 FY 2017 31-Dec-2017
EV 13,599,771 15,911,948 16,644,761 20,947,515
Revenue 6,309,000 6,498,000 6,515,000 6,572,000
EBITDA 1,203,000 484,000 179,000 1,838,000
Net Income (150,000) (415,000) (712,000) 429,000
Total Assets 15,775,000 14,319,000 15,179,000 16,866,000
Total Debt 10,373,000 8,790,000 8,387,000 8,441,000
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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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Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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The Nielsen Company Competitors (18)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
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00000 Venture Capital-Backed Yangon, Myanmar 0 0000000000 0
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The Nielsen Company Executive Team (93)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
David Kenny Chief Executive Officer & Chief Diversity Officer
Sean Cohan Chief Growth Officer and President, International, Nielsen Global Media
Linda Zukauckas Chief Financial Officer
Karthik Rao Chief Operating Officer for Nielsen Global Media
Giovanni Tavolieri Chief Product and Technology Officer, Nielsen Global Connect
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The Nielsen Company Board Members (22)

Name Representing Role Since
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The Nielsen Company Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-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 (66)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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000000000 18-Sep-2019 000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 000000 00000
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Sorenson Media 21-Feb-2019 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Other Commercial Services 00000 00000
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The Nielsen Company Subsidiaries (19)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Nielsen Innovate Accelerator/Incubator Caesarea, Israel 2013
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The Nielsen Company Exits (13)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000000 0000000000 22-Jul-2014 000000000000000000 Completed
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  • 12 buyers
Project Apollo 01-Feb-2007 Joint Venture Completed
  • 2 buyers
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