The $1.17 Earnings Per Share Expected for Dun & Bradstreet Corp (DNB) This Quarter

The $1.17 Earnings Per Share Expected for Dun & Bradstreet Corp (DNB) This Quarter

On average, analysts expect that Dun & Bradstreet Corp will report full year earnings of $6.98 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $6.94 to $7.02. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the firm will report earnings of $7.38 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $7.16 to $7.55. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of research analysts that that provide coverage for Dun & Bradstreet Corp.

Wall Street analysts expect that Dun & Bradstreet Corp (NYSE:DNB) will announce earnings of $1.17 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Five analysts have issued estimates for Dun & Bradstreet Corp’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $1.28 and the lowest is $0.96. Dun & Bradstreet Corp reported earnings of $1.37 per share during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year-over-year growth rate of 14.6%. The company is scheduled to issue its next earnings results on Monday, August 7th.

Dun & Bradstreet Corp (NYSE:DNB) last posted its earnings results on Monday, May 1st. The business services provider reported $0.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.90 by $0.05. Dun & Bradstreet Corp had a negative return on equity of 25.04% and a net margin of 5.72%. The firm had revenue of $383.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $380.04 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.18 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Goldman Sachs Group Inc raised Dun & Bradstreet Corp from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating and lifted their target price for the company from $112.00 to $120.00 in a research report on Friday, January 20th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Dun & Bradstreet Corp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Finally, Barclays PLC decreased their target price on Dun & Bradstreet Corp from $125.00 to $105.00 and set an “underweight” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, February 10th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a hold rating to the stock. Dun & Bradstreet Corp presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $120.75.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. State of Tennessee Treasury Department increased its position in shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corp by 48.8% in the third quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department now owns 11,939 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,631,000 after buying an additional 3,916 shares in the last quarter. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale increased its position in shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corp by 14.0% in the third quarter. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale now owns 1,486 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $202,000 after buying an additional 182 shares in the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC increased its position in shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corp by 51.8% in the third quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 5,378 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $735,000 after buying an additional 1,836 shares in the last quarter. Stevens Capital Management LP bought a new position in shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corp during the third quarter worth about $396,000. Finally, BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. increased its position in shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corp by 5.4% in the third quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 1,055,034 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $144,139,000 after buying an additional 54,369 shares in the last quarter. 91.79% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds. Dun & Bradstreet Corp Company Profile

The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation is the source of commercial data, analytics and insight on businesses. The Company operates through two segments: Americas, which consists of its operations in the United States and Canada, and Non-Americas, which consists of its operations in the United Kingdom, Greater China, India, and its European and Asia Pacific Worldwide Networks.

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