Nielsen N.V. (NLSN) financial statements (2020 and earlier)

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Business Address 85 BROAD STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10004
State of Incorp.
Fiscal Year End December 31
SIC 7389 - Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified (benchmarking)
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Balance sheet (Statement of financial position) ($ in millions)

9/30/2019
TTM
12/31/2018
12/31/2017
12/31/2016
12/31/2015
12/31/2014
12/31/2013
ASSETS
Current Assets
Cash, cash equivalents, and short-term investments389524656754357273564
Cash and cash equivalents389524656754357273564
Receivables1,1461,1181,2801,1711,2351,2411,196
Deferred tax assets    226102
Other undisclosed current assets412361346297316279272
Total current assets:1,9472,0032,2822,2221,9082,0192,134
Noncurrent Assets
Operating lease, right-of-use asset425
Property, plant and equipment423468482471490533560
Intangible assets, net (including goodwill)10,88412,01113,57212,58112,55512,38612,465
Goodwill5,9736,9878,4957,8457,7837,6717,684
Intangible assets, net (excluding goodwill)4,9115,0245,0774,7364,7724,7154,781
Other noncurrent assets342364360329272355256
Defined benefit plan, assets for plan benefits21223540
Deferred tax assets, net    (943)(749)
Other undisclosed noncurrent assets32233317010656991824
Total noncurrent assets:12,39613,17614,58413,50813,39513,35713,396
TOTAL ASSETS:14,34315,17916,86615,73015,30315,37615,530
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY
Liabilities
Current Liabilities
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities746516915805205251,081
Accounts payable 288296238216223 
Accrued liabilities 221221192214196 
Employee-related liabilities 222 3 
Taxes payable747611197426255
Interest and dividends payable 6461514841 
Accounts payable and other accrued liabilities1,026
Deferred revenue316
Debt29810784188310397148
Restructuring reserve26624367 60
Deferred revenue and credits361297322304306
Other liabilities 259247216230232242
Other undisclosed current liabilities1,061578271246305280(242)
Total current liabilities:1,7751,6571,6971,5941,6871,7981,535
Noncurrent Liabilities
Long-term debt and lease obligation, including:8,1898,2808,3577,7387,0286,4656,492
Capital lease obligations11011812011110099
Operating lease, liability393
Other undisclosed long-term debt and lease obligation7,7968,1708,2397,6186,9176,3656,393
Liabilities, other than long-term debt5652,1992,3692,1051,9612,3001,886
Pension and other postretirement defined benefit plans, liabilities190
Deferred tax liabilities, net1,1081,4351,1751,0741,025864
Liability, pension and other postretirement and postemployment benefits     320
Other liabilities5651,091934930887955832
Other undisclosed noncurrent liabilities1,461    (320)(190)
Total noncurrent liabilities:10,21510,47910,7269,8438,9898,4458,188
Total liabilities:11,99012,13612,42311,43710,67610,2439,723
Stockholders' equity
Stockholders' equity attributable to parent, including:2,1552,8474,2454,1024,4335,0565,729
Common stock32323232323232
Treasury stock, value     (415)(13)
Additional paid in capital4,3904,7204,7424,8255,1195,9296,596
Accumulated other comprehensive loss(1,166)(1,110)(940)(1,211)(1,059)(777)(387)
Retained earnings (accumulated deficit)(1,101)(795)411456341(128)(512)
Other undisclosed stockholders' equity attributable to parent     41513
Stockholders' equity attributable to noncontrolling interest1981961981911947778
Total stockholders' equity:2,3533,0434,4434,2934,6275,1335,807
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY:14,34315,17916,86615,73015,30315,37615,530

Income statement (P&L) ($ in millions)

9/30/2019
TTM
12/31/2018
12/31/2017
12/31/2016
12/31/2015
12/31/2014
12/31/2013
Revenues6,4656,5156,5726,3096,1726,2885,703
Cost of revenue(2,795)(2,805)(2,765)(2,607)(2,539)(2,620)(2,398)
Cost of goods and services sold(2,795)(2,805)     
Gross profit:3,6703,7103,8073,7023,6333,6683,305
Operating expenses(2,741)(2,772)(2,582)(2,559)(2,540)(2,625)(2,524)
Other undisclosed operating income (loss)(2,417)(1,413)   4680
Operating income (loss):(1,488)(475)1,2251,1431,0931,089861
Nonoperating income (expense)(5)(5)(17)8206(100)(9)
Investment income, nonoperating68444272
Foreign currency transaction loss, before tax(14)(16)(10)(6)(31)(71)(25)
Other nonoperating expense (5)(17)    
Interest and debt expense(398)(394)(374)(333)(311)(351)(309)
Other undisclosed loss from continuing operations before equity method investments, income taxes(3)(8)(6)(2)(27)(17)(23)
Income (loss) from continuing operations before equity method investments, income taxes:(1,894)(882)828816961621520
Income (loss) from equity method investments    (3)(4)2
Other undisclosed income from continuing operations before income taxes1      
Income (loss) from continuing operations before income taxes:(1,893)(882)828816958617522
Income tax expense (benefit)649182(388)(309)(383)(236)(91)
Income (loss) from continuing operations:(1,244)(700)440507575381431
Income from discontinued operations     15305
Income (loss) before gain (loss) on sale of properties:(1,244)(700)440507575396736
Other undisclosed net loss     (15) 
Net income (loss):(1,244)(700)440507575381736
Net income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interest(14)(12)(11)(5)(5)34
Net income (loss) available to common stockholders, diluted:(1,258)(712)429502570384740

Comprehensive Income ($ in millions)

9/30/2019
TTM
12/31/2018
12/31/2017
12/31/2016
12/31/2015
12/31/2014
12/31/2013
Net income (loss):(1,244)(700)440507575381736
Other comprehensive income (loss)(157)(171)273(157)(290)(397)(52)
Comprehensive income (loss):(1,401)(871)713350285(16)684
Comprehensive income (loss), net of tax, attributable to noncontrolling interest(13)(11)(13) 310(2)
Other undisclosed comprehensive income, net of tax, attributable to parent      4
Comprehensive income (loss), net of tax, attributable to parent:(1,414)(882)700350288(6)686

Statements sources

The financial statements are based on the company's filings with the The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) through the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system (EDGAR). The information is derived from the 10-K and 10-Q reports submitted to the SEC in XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) format and presented according to the US GAAP Taxonomy. Please review the original filings for a more detailed information.

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