Nielsen (NLSN) stock price, revenue, and financials

Nielsen market cap is $4.8 b, and annual revenue was $6.50 b in FY 2019

$4.8 B

NLSN Mkt cap, 22-May-2020

$1.6 B

Nielsen Revenue Q1, 2020
Nielsen Gross profit (Q1, 2020)838 M
Nielsen Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %53.8%
Nielsen Net income (Q1, 2020)-13 M
Nielsen EBIT (Q1, 2020)98 M
Nielsen Cash, 31-Mar-2020359 M
Nielsen EV13.3 B

Nielsen Revenue

Nielsen revenue was $6.50 b in FY, 2019 which is a 0.3% year over year decrease from the previous period.

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Nielsen Revenue Breakdown

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Nielsen revenue breakdown by business segment: 53.0% from Media and 47.0% from Connect

Nielsen revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 12.9% from Asia Pacific, 18.1% from Other Europe, Middle East & Africa, 8.5% from North and South America, excluding the U.S., 57.3% from U.S. and 3.2% from Other

Nielsen Income Statement

Annual

USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

6.3b6.6b6.5b6.5b

Revenue growth, %

2%4%(1%)0%

Cost of goods sold

2.6b2.8b2.8b2.8b

Gross profit

3.7b3.8b3.7b3.7b

Gross profit Margin, %

59%58%57%57%

General and administrative expense

1.9b1.9b2.0b1.9b

Operating expense total

1.9b1.9b2.0b1.9b

Depreciation and amortization

603.0m640.0m675.0m756.0m

EBIT

1.1b1.2b(475.0m)(93.0m)

EBIT margin, %

18%19%(7%)(1%)

Interest expense

333.0m374.0m394.0m397.0m

Interest income

4.0m4.0m8.0m6.0m

Pre tax profit

816.0m828.0m(882.0m)(663.0m)

Income tax expense

309.0m388.0m(182.0m)(260.0m)

Net Income

507.0m440.0m(700.0m)(403.0m)

Nielsen Balance Sheet

Annual

USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

754.0m656.0m524.0m454.0m

Accounts Receivable

5.7m1.3b1.1b1.1b

Prepaid Expenses

297.0m346.0m361.0m420.0m

Current Assets

2.2b2.3b2.0b2.0b

PP&E

471.0m482.0m468.0m466.0m

Goodwill

7.8b8.5b7.0b6.0b

Total Assets

15.7b16.9b15.2b14.3b

Accounts Payable

1.0b1.1b1.1b1.2b

Short-term debt

188.0m84.0m107.0m914.0m

Current Liabilities

1.6b1.7b1.7b2.5b

Long-term debt

7.7b8.4b8.3b7.8b

Total Debt

7.9b8.4b8.4b8.7b

Total Liabilities

11.4b12.4b12.1b11.9b

Common Stock

32.0m32.0m32.0m32.0m

Additional Paid-in Capital

4.8b4.7b4.7b4.4b

Retained Earnings

456.0m411.0m(795.0m)(1.2b)

Total Equity

4.3b4.4b3.0b2.4b

Debt to Equity Ratio

1.8 x1.9 x2.8 x3.6 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.5 x0.5 x0.6 x0.6 x

Financial Leverage

3.7 x3.8 x5 x6 x

Quarterly

USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

432.0m346.0m446.0m451.0m510.0m662.0m462.0m394.0m446.0m402.0m393.0m389.0m359.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.2b1.3b1.2b1.3b1.4b1.3b1.4b1.3b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.1b1.2b

Prepaid Expenses

383.0m376.0m365.0m363.0m340.0m328.0m428.0m406.0m352.0m424.0m406.0m412.0m473.0m

Current Assets

2.1b2.0b2.1b2.1b2.2b2.3b2.3b2.1b2.0b2.0b2.0b1.9b2.0b

PP&E

482.0m478.0m485.0m464.0m454.0m458.0m468.0m471.0m461.0m473.0m450.0m423.0m426.0m

Goodwill

7.9b8.0b8.0b8.2b8.3b8.4b8.5b8.4b8.5b7.0b7.0b6.0b6.0b

Total Assets

15.6b15.7b15.7b16.3b16.5b16.6b16.9b16.7b16.6b15.7b15.6b14.3b14.2b

Accounts Payable

915.0m868.0m925.0m933.0m925.0m1.0b969.0m977.0m996.0m1.1b1.0b1.1b1.1b

Short-term debt

189.0m1.1b578.0m236.0m163.0m67.0m360.0m343.0m307.0m385.0m412.0m298.0m1.1b

Current Liabilities

1.5b2.4b2.0b1.6b1.6b1.6b1.8b1.8b1.8b1.9b1.9b1.8b2.6b

Long-term debt

7.5b6.9b7.4b8.2b8.4b8.4b8.3b8.3b8.3b8.2b8.2b8.6b7.7b

Total Debt

7.7b8.0b8.0b8.4b8.5b8.4b8.6b8.7b8.6b8.6b8.6b8.9b8.8b

Total Liabilities

10.9b11.3b11.3b12.0b12.1b12.1b12.5b12.5b12.4b12.8b12.6b12.0b12.0b

Common Stock

32.0m32.0m32.0m32.0m32.0m32.0m32.0m32.0m32.0m32.0m32.0m32.0m32.0m

Additional Paid-in Capital

5.1b4.9b4.8b4.8b4.8b4.8b4.8b4.7b4.7b4.6b4.5b4.4b4.4b

Retained Earnings

387.0m389.0m408.0m416.0m426.0m451.0m362.0m309.0m281.0m(752.0m)(629.0m)(1.1b)(1.2b)

Total Equity

4.7b4.5b4.4b4.3b4.4b4.5b4.5b4.2b4.2b3.0b3.0b2.4b2.2b

Debt to Equity Ratio

1.6 x1.8 x1.8 x1.9 x1.9 x1.9 x1.9 x2 x2 x2.9 x2.9 x3.8 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.5 x0.5 x0.5 x0.5 x0.5 x0.5 x0.5 x0.5 x0.5 x0.5 x0.6 x0.6 x

Financial Leverage

3.3 x3.5 x3.5 x3.8 x3.8 x3.7 x3.8 x3.9 x3.9 x5.3 x5.2 x6.1 x6.4 x

Nielsen Cash Flow

Annual

USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

507.0m440.0m(700.0m)(403.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

603.0m640.0m675.0m756.0m

Accounts Receivable

53.0m10.0m95.0m4.0m

Accounts Payable

14.0m22.0m14.0m(20.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

1.3b1.3b1.1b1.1b

Purchases of PP&E

(109.0m)(119.0m)(106.0m)(116.0m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(642.0m)(1.2b)(506.0m)(582.0m)

Long-term Borrowings

(1.8b)(2.4b)(913.0m)(117.0m)

Dividends Paid

(434.0m)(474.0m)(494.0m)(395.0m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(248.0m)(215.0m)(676.0m)(544.0m)

Net Change in Cash

397.0m(98.0m)(132.0m)(70.0m)

Interest Paid

319.0m352.0m380.0m(386.0m)

Income Taxes Paid

157.0m232.0m206.0m(224.0m)

Nielsen Ratios

USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

135.3 x

EV/CFO

-2.7 k x

Financial Leverage

6.4 x

Nielsen Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Countries

100 100 100 100

US Markets

151 151 151 208

Nielsen Human Capital

Ethnicity

Y, 2016
White, percent66 %
Hispanic, percent15 %
Asian, percent9 %
Black / African American, percent8 %
Other2 %

Nielsen Employee Rating

3.65719 votes
Culture & Values
3.9
Work/Life Balance
3.7
Senior Management
3.3
Salary & Benefits
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.5
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