After Reaching Milestone, Is Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN)’s Short Interest Revealing Something?

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The stock of Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) registered a decrease of 12.1% in short interest. NLSN’s total short interest was 12.21M shares in May as published by FINRA. Its down 12.1% from 13.90 million shares, reported previously. With 3.33M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 4 days to cover their NLSN’s short positions. The short interest to Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares’s float is 3.5%.

The stock increased 0.55% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $23.88. About 533,588 shares traded. Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) has declined 15.85% since May 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.22% the S&P500.

Nielsen Holdings plc operates as an information and measurement company. The company has market cap of $8.49 billion. It operates through two divisions, Buy and Watch. It currently has negative earnings. The firm provides media and marketing information, analytics, and maker and retailer expertise about what and where clients buy, read, watch, and listen.

Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Nielsen Holdings (NYSE:NLSN), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Nielsen Holdings had 7 analyst reports since December 7, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, March 4 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform”. As per Thursday, March 28, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. SunTrust maintained it with “Buy” rating and $28 target in Thursday, March 7 report. The stock of Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) earned “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, March 1.

More notable recent Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: “John Rogers’ Ariel Fund 1st Quarter Shareholder Letter – GuruFocus.com” on April 18, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Nielsen +4.3% amid strong outlook, ongoing strategic review – Seeking Alpha” published on February 28, 2019, Prnewswire.com published: “Nielsen And Beiersdorf US Are Fostering Growth In The Skin Care Category Through Analytics And Technology – PRNewswire” on May 06, 2019. More interesting news about Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Report: Nielsen restarting sales process, with bids due Friday – Seeking Alpha” published on January 23, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “FT: Private equity consortium considering Nielsen bid – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: October 09, 2018.

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