Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) [Trend Analysis] surged reacts as active mover, shares an advance 0.26% to traded at $42.00 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was -0.10%. Nielsen reported that a multi-year contract with AT&T to include anonymized set-top box data from connected homes subscribed to AT&T’s DIRECTV and U-Verse services into Nielsen’s local and national TV currency ratings services.
Further enhancing the Nielsen Total Audience strategy, the data from the AT&T set-top boxes, integrated with Nielsen’s gold standard panels, will offer high-quality measurement that leads to a greater understanding of audiences and their viewing trends.In 2017, Nielsen will combine panel data with anonymous TV viewing data from connected homes subscribed to AT&T’s DIRECTV and U-Verse services, which Nielsen will then use for reporting on an aggregated basis.
AT&T’s data will enrich Nielsen’s local and national TV measurement services, providing enriched, electronic measurement in all 210 local TV markets. Data from AT&T’s DIRECTV and U-Verse set-top boxes will also be incorporated with data from other data providers to complement Nielsen’s national and local suite of products, such as Nielsen Scarborough, NLTV and Nielsen N-Score. The firm’s current ratio calculated as 1.00 for the most recent quarter. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 2.38 and price to cash ratio remained 33.54. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 13.60% and return on investment was 6.00% while its return on asset stayed at 3.80%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 1.87.
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with 3.04% to $149.63. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd, (CP) Canada’s No. 2 railroad operator, declared a lower-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit on Wednesday and said its chief executive would leave five months earlier than originally expected. Hunter Harrison will officially step down Jan. 31 and will take vacation leave with immediate effect. He will be replaced by Chief Operating Officer Keith Creel.
Last April, a company spokesman said Harrison planned to serve out his contract ending in June 2017.The Company declined on Wednesday to give details on Harrison’s retirement plans or the terms of a separation contract reached with the railroad veteran. According to a CP statement, Harrison asked CP’s board for an arrangement “that would allow him to pursue opportunities involving other Class 1 Railroads.” The share price of CP attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 1.57%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 55.61% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -4.47%.