Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB – Get Rating) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday. The business services provider reported $0.24 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.23 by $0.01, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Dun & Bradstreet had a positive return on equity of 12.40% and a negative net margin of 3.31%. The business had revenue of $536.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $527.29 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.23 earnings per share. Dun & Bradstreet’s quarterly revenue was up 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. Dun & Bradstreet updated its FY 2022 guidance to $1.13-$1.20 EPS and its FY22 guidance to $1.13-1.20 EPS.
Shares of DNB opened at $15.65 on Wednesday. Dun & Bradstreet has a one year low of $14.31 and a one year high of $23.40. The company has a market cap of $6.75 billion, a P/E ratio of -92.05, a P/E/G ratio of 2.17 and a beta of 0.62. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99, a current ratio of 0.71 and a quick ratio of 0.71. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $16.76 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $18.42.
In other news, Director Cannae Holdings, Inc. acquired 21,825,816 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 15th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $19.86 per share, for a total transaction of $433,460,705.76. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 9.30% of the stock is owned by insiders.
A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on DNB shares. Bank of America started coverage on Dun & Bradstreet in a report on Friday, March 11th. They set an “underperform” rating for the company. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft started coverage on Dun & Bradstreet in a report on Wednesday, March 30th. They set a “hold” rating and a $20.00 price objective for the company. Needham & Company LLC reduced their price objective on Dun & Bradstreet from $28.00 to $21.00 in a report on Tuesday. StockNews.com started coverage on Dun & Bradstreet in a report on Thursday, March 31st. They set a “hold” rating for the company. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reduced their price objective on Dun & Bradstreet from $30.00 to $23.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $22.00.
About Dun & Bradstreet (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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