Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.02 EPS

Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $454.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $452.32 million. Dun & Bradstreet reported better-than-expected earnings for the quarter.

( announced its quarterly results on Thursday. Reports. Dun & Bradstreet reported a return on equity (ROE) of 11.02 % and a net margin of -0.21 %. Revenue for the company was up by.9% from the same period last year. The business generated $0.22 per share during the same period in the previous year. Dun & Bradstreet has updated its FY23 and FY 2023 guidance, which now ranges from $0.92 to $1.00 EPS.

Dun & Bradstreet Price Performance

The stock rose $0.57 to $10.95 during Friday's trading. The trading volume was 2,911,881 compared to the average of 3,084,866. The debt-to equity ratio for the company is 1.03; its quick ratio is 0.64, and its current ratio 0.62. The company has a 50-day moving price of $11.37, and a 200 day moving price of $12.52. The market cap is $4.81 billion. It has a PE of -1.095.00, PEG of 1.48, and beta of 0.96. Recently, the firm announced a quarterly distribution that will be paid out on Thursday, 15th June. The dividend will be paid to shareholders who were in the record books on Thursday, June 1. On an annualized base, this represents a $0.20 in dividends and a dividend rate of 1.83%. This dividend will be paid on Wednesday, May 31, 2019. Dun & Bradstreet’s current dividend payout ratio is -2,000.00%.

Insider Deals at Dun & Bradstreet

The stock was purchased in a deal that took place on Monday, 20th March. The shares were bought at a cost of $10.74 on average per share with a value of $1,248,525.00. After the completion of this purchase, the CEO now owns directly 475,252 of the company's shares, valued at $5,104.206.48. Insiders control 9.60% the stock of their company.

Institutional Trading of Dun & Bradstreet

Recent changes in the positions of DNB by institutional investors. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. increased its stake in Dun & Bradstreet shares by 287.3% during the first quarter. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. owns now 2,750 shares worth $48,000 of the stock of the business service provider after purchasing an additional 2,040 during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its stake in Dun & Bradstreet during the first quarter by 42.8%. JPMorgan Chase & Co. owns 42 698 shares of business services provider stock, worth $748,000, after purchasing an additional 12,791 during the previous quarter. US Bancorp DE purchased a new position worth $96,000 in Dun & Bradstreet. Private Advisor Group LLC purchased a new Dun & Bradstreet position during the first three months worth $348,000. PNC Financial Group Inc. increased its stake in Dun & Bradstreet during the first three months by 5,483.1%. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. owns now 3,964 shares worth $70,000 of the stock of the business service provider after purchasing an additional 3,893 during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge fund own 85.36%.

Analyst Upgrades and downgrades

DNB was the subject of a number of recent research reports. Credit Suisse Group reduced its price target for Dun & Bradstreet in a report published on Friday, 17th February from $17.00 down to $14.00. The company was given an 'outperform rating'. Goldman Sachs Group decreased their price target for Dun & Bradstreet in a report published on Friday, Feb. 17th from $14.00 down to $12.00. They also set a neutral' rating. Needham & Company LLC reiterated a buy' rating on Dun & Bradstreet shares in a report published on Thursday, Feb. 23rd. In a report published on Thursday 16th March, we covered Dun & Bradstreet. The company was given a rating of 'hold'. Four investment analysts have given the stock a 'hold rating' and seven others have given it a 'buy rating. MarketBeat.com data shows that the stock currently has a consensus of a 'Moderate buy' rating and a consensus target price of $15.75.

Dun & Bradstreet Company profile

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Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc. provides business analytics and data in North America. It provides finance and risk management solutions including D&B Finance Analytics - an online tool that gives clients access to information in real time, as well as comprehensive monitoring and portfolio analysis. D&B Direct - an API that integrates risk and financial data into enterprise applications to make real-time decisions about credit.

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