Last $44.27 USD
Change Today -0.25 / -0.56%
Volume 8.6M
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Financial Statements for nielsen nv (NLSN)

Year over year, Nielsen N.V. has been able to grow revenues from $5.4B USD to $5.7B USD. Most impressively, the company has been able to reduce the percentage of sales devoted to income tax expense from 2.26% to 1.60%. This was a driver that led to a bottom line growth from $273.0M USD to $740.0M USD.
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As of:Dec 31
2010
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Dec 31
2011
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2012
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2013
4 Year
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Revenues5,103.05,328.05,407.05,703.0
TOTAL REVENUES5,103.05,328.05,407.05,703.0
Cost of Goods Sold2,125.02,188.02,225.02,398.0
GROSS PROFIT2,978.03,140.03,182.03,305.0
Selling General & Admin Expenses, Total1,632.01,727.01,715.01,796.0
Depreciation & Amortization, Total554.0502.0493.0510.0
OTHER OPERATING EXPENSES, TOTAL2,186.02,229.02,208.02,306.0
OPERATING INCOME792.0911.0974.0999.0
Interest Expense-678.0-449.0-390.0-309.0
Interest and Investment Income5.06.04.02.0
NET INTEREST EXPENSE-673.0-443.0-386.0-307.0
Income (Loss) on Equity Investments5.03.05.02.0
Currency Exchange Gains (Loss)126.0-9.0-17.0-25.0
Other Non-Operating Income (Expenses)-8.0-1.0-1.0-1.0
EBT, EXCLUDING UNUSUAL ITEMS242.0461.0575.0668.0
Merger & Restructuring Charges-61.0-83.0-94.0-150.0
Impairment of Goodwill--10.010.0--
Gain (Loss) on Sale of Investments-----6.024.0
Gain (Loss) on Sale of Assets17.0------
Other Unusual Items, Total-90.0-321.0-121.0-20.0
Legal Settlements--12.0----
Other Unusual Items-90.0-333.0-121.0-20.0
EBT, INCLUDING UNUSUAL ITEMS108.067.0364.0522.0
Income Tax Expense-46.06.0122.091.0
Minority Interest in Earnings-3.0-3.01.04.0
Earnings from Continuing Operations154.061.0242.0431.0
EARNINGS FROM DISCOUNTINUED OPERATIONS-22.026.030.0305.0
NET INCOME129.084.0273.0740.0
NET INCOME TO COMMON INCLUDING EXTRA ITEMS129.084.0273.0740.0
NET INCOME TO COMMON EXCLUDING EXTRA ITEMS151.058.0243.0435.0
 

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Price/Sales 2.7x
Price/Book 3.0x
Price/Cash Flow 18.1x
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