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Nielsen

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Nielsen upgraded to Outperform following Elliott stake at Macquarie

As previously reported, Macquarie upgraded Nielsen to Outperform from Neutral and raised its price target to $34 from $28. Analyst Tim Nollen said activist investor Elliott Management's 8.4% stake in Nielsen will result in either a sale of the entire company, splitting it in two, or selling the Buy division and keeping Watch as a public company. Nollen believes a rapid sales process could happen given the early retirement of CEO Mitch Barns at the end of the year with private equity leading the way.

NLSN Nielsen
$24.62

2.64 (12.01%)

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07/27/18
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Market Perform
Nielsen downgraded to Market Perform at BMO Capital on Buy review
As reported earlier, BMO Capital analyst Daniel Salmon downgraded Nielsen to Market Perform from Outperform and lowered his price target to $24 from $38. The analyst notes a material change in risk-reward amid deceleration of Emerging Buy, the announcement of CEO retirement, and the strategic review of the Buy segment. Salmon adds that while corporate actions may unlock some value, the company's potential operation of only the Watch segment makes the stock less attractive.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Facebook (FB) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Edward Jones. 2. LogMeln (LOGM) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray and JPMorgan, to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital, and to Neutral from Outperform at Baird. 3. Nielsen (NLSN) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital with analyst Daniel Salmon saying a material change in risk-reward amid deceleration of Emerging Buy, the announcement of CEO retirement, and the strategic review of the Buy segment. 4. Intel (INTC) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Summit Insights and to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill as well as Citi. 5. Deckers Brands (DECK) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel with analyst Jim Duffy saying he is being "valuation aware" and thinks further meaningful upside may prove limited despite the company's Q1 report showing evidence of strong management execution towards their margin improvement plans. 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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Equal Weight
Nielsen upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Manav Patnaik upgraded Nielsen Holdings to Equal Weight and raised his price target for the shares to $27 from $21 after Elliott Asset Management took a stake in the company and is pushing for a sale.
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Nielsen upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie

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