Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DNB) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Shares of Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DNBGet Rating) have received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the nine ratings firms that are covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have issued a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $22.00.

DNB has been the subject of a number of research reports. Bank of America initiated coverage on Dun & Bradstreet in a research report on Friday, March 11th. They set an “underperform” rating for the company. TheStreet raised Dun & Bradstreet from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Monday, December 27th. Barclays cut Dun & Bradstreet from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $22.00 price target for the company. in a research report on Monday, January 24th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft initiated coverage on Dun & Bradstreet in a research report on Wednesday, March 30th. They set a “hold” rating and a $20.00 price target for the company. Finally, StockNews.com initiated coverage on Dun & Bradstreet in a research report on Thursday, March 31st. They set a “hold” rating for the company.

In related news, Director Cannae Holdings, Inc. acquired 21,825,816 shares of Dun & Bradstreet stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 15th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $19.86 per share, for a total transaction of $433,460,705.76. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 9.30% of the company’s stock.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Signaturefd LLC purchased a new position in shares of Dun & Bradstreet in the 4th quarter valued at about $30,000. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY purchased a new position in shares of Dun & Bradstreet in the 4th quarter valued at about $65,000. AGF Investments Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Dun & Bradstreet in the 3rd quarter valued at about $168,000. Bridgefront Capital LLC purchased a new position in shares of Dun & Bradstreet in the 3rd quarter valued at about $214,000. Finally, Capula Management Ltd purchased a new position in shares of Dun & Bradstreet in the 3rd quarter valued at about $240,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 79.36% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Dun & Bradstreet stock traded down $0.16 during trading on Monday, reaching $17.21. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,090,971 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,947,843. The company has a quick ratio of 0.71, a current ratio of 0.71 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99. The company has a market cap of $7.42 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -101.23, a P/E/G ratio of 2.49 and a beta of 0.58. Dun & Bradstreet has a 1-year low of $15.55 and a 1-year high of $24.52. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $17.79 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $18.69.

Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNBGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 16th. The business services provider reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.03. Dun & Bradstreet had a positive return on equity of 12.40% and a negative net margin of 3.31%. The firm had revenue of $598.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $575.09 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.28 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 24.7% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, analysts anticipate that Dun & Bradstreet will post 1.09 earnings per share for the current year.

Dun & Bradstreet Company Profile (Get Rating)

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc provides business decisioning data and analytics in North America and internationally. It offers finance and risk solutions, including D&B Finance Analytics, an online application that offers clients real time access to its information, comprehensive monitoring, and portfolio analysis; D&B Direct, an application programming interface (API) that delivers risk and financial data directly into enterprise applications for real-time credit decision making; D&B Small Business, a suite of powerful tools that allows SMBs to monitor and build their business credit file; D&B Enterprise Risk Assessment Manager, a solution for managing and automating credit decisioning and reporting; and InfoTorg, an online SaaS application.

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