Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) average daily volatility for this week is 3.62% which is more than the 2.87% recorded over the past month. Its shares dropped by -33.91% or -$13.31 from its last recorded high of $39.25 which it attained on January 02 to close at $25.94 per share. Over the past 52 weeks, the shares of Nielsen Holdings plc has been trading as low as $20.53 before witnessing a massive surge by 26.35% or $5.41. This price movement has led to the NLSN stock receiving more attention and has become one to watch out for. It dipped by -0.5% on Thursday and this got the market worried. The stock’s beta now stands at 0.8 and when compared to its 200-day moving average and its 50-day moving average, NLSN price stands -9.98% below and -1.46% below respectively.

Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN) sank -4.63% this week, a trend that has led to both investors and traders taking note of the stock. Over the past one year, the equity price has embarked on a drop that has seen it decline -31.61% and is now down by -28.74% since start of this year. A look at its monthly performance shows that the stock has recorded a -1.89% fall over the past 30 days. Its equity price dipped by -2.26% over the past three months which led to its overall six-month decrease to stand at -17.73%.

Experts from research firms are bullish about the near-term performance of Nielsen Holdings plc with most of them predicting a $28.09 price target on a short-term (12 months) basis. The average price target by the analysts will see a 8.29% rise in the stock and would lead to NLSN’s market cap to surge to $10.26B. The stock has been rated an average 2.1, which roughly stands towards the bearish end of the spectrum. Reuters looked into the 19 analysts that track Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) and find out that 7 of them rated it as a Hold. 11 of the 12 analysts rated it as a Buy or a Strong Buy while 1 advised investors to desist from buying the stock or sell it if they already possess it.

A look at NLSN technical analysis shows that its 14-day Relative Strength Index (RSI) is in a neutral zone after reaching 46.27 point. Its trading volume has added 963494 shares compared to readings over the past three months as it recently exchanged 5053494 shares. This means there is improved activity from short-term traders as per session, its average trading volume is 4090000 shares, and this is 1.24 times the normal volume.

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The EA stock Stochastic Oscillator (%D) is at 45.53%, which means that it is currently neutral. The shares P/S ratio stands at 4.81 which compares to the 5.55 recorded by the industry or the 2.67 by the wider sector. The stock currently has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 15.68, which is lower than the 20.85 multiple of 12-month price-earnings (P/E). The company’s earnings have gone up, with a quarterly increase rate of 67.2% over the past five years.

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