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NLSN

Nielsen

$37.45

0.87 (2.38%)

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Nielsen announces resignation of COO Stephen Hasker

Nielsen last night in regulatory filing disclosed that on November 27, Stephen Hasker, its Global President and Chief Operating Officer, tendered his resignation effective December 31. The company provided no further details.

NLSN Nielsen
$37.45

0.87 (2.38%)

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PIVT
09/06/17
NO CHANGE
Target $140
PIVT
Sell
Pivotal says Facebook ad reach claims look inflated
Pivotal Research analyst Brian Wieser noted that Australian trade publication AdNews found that Facebook (FB) claims to reach more 16-39 year-olds in the country than exist according to the country's census. His analysis of Facebook Ads Manager data compared to the U.S. consensus reveals a similar outcome. His talks with ad agency executives on this topic indicate that the gap between Facebook and census figures is not widely known, Wieser tells investors. The analyst, who keeps a Sell rating and $140 price target on Facebook, believes the primary winner of the social media giant's video expansion will be third party measurement firms, such as Nielsen (NLSN) and comScore (SCOR), he added.
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GSCO
11/08/17
INITIATION
Target $40
GSCO
Neutral
Nielsen initiated with a Neutral at Goldman Sachs
Goldman analyst George Tong initiated Nielsen with a Neutral and $40 citing balanced risk/reward.
11/17/17
SBSH
11/17/17
UPGRADE
Target $45
SBSH
Buy
Nielsen upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst Jason Bazinet upgraded Nielsen Holdings to Buy and raised his price target for the shares to $45 from $41. Cost cuts and better sales results will help Nielsen generate better results in 2019 and 2020, Bazinet tells investors in a research note. He believes the shares could be worth $45 in 12-18 months.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. L Brands (LB) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital with analyst Brian Tunick saying fundamental improvements are helping Victoria's Secret comps and margins are bouncing off their lows. 2. Nielsen (NLSN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi with analyst Jason Bazinet saying cost cuts and better sales results will help Nielsen generate better results in 2019 and 2020. 3. Anadarko (APC) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital with analyst Phillip Jungwirth saying the company's outlook suggests competitive growth, free cash flow, and shareholder returns over a multi-year span, adding that a WTI crude oil price of $55-$60/barrel can help the company generate a 3.5%-6.5% free cash flow yield by 2020. 4. Intel (INTC) upgraded to Buy from Outperform at Daiwa. 5. Square (SQ) upgraded to Outperform from In Line at Evercore ISI with analyst Stephen Richardson saying he believes Square's new products, with omnichannel capabilities, should help its upmarket progression. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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