$387.39 Million in Sales Expected for Dun & Bradstreet (DNB) This Quarter

Wall Street brokerages expect Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) to post $387.39 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Six analysts have made estimates for Dun & Bradstreet’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $383.20 million to $395.40 million. Dun & Bradstreet reported sales of $381.50 million in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 1.5%. The company is scheduled to announce its next earnings report on Monday, May 7th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Dun & Bradstreet will report full-year sales of $387.39 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $1.76 billion to $1.80 billion. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the business will post sales of $1.82 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $1.80 billion to $1.86 billion. Zacks Investment Research’s sales averages are an average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for Dun & Bradstreet.

Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February 12th. The business services provider reported $3.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $3.04 by $0.18. The business had revenue of $528.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $535.82 million. Dun & Bradstreet had a negative return on equity of 30.74% and a net margin of 8.09%. The business’s revenue was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $2.99 EPS.



A number of brokerages recently commented on DNB. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Dun & Bradstreet from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. ValuEngine downgraded Dun & Bradstreet from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, April 2nd. JPMorgan Chase upped their price objective on Dun & Bradstreet from $117.00 to $124.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 14th. Barclays upgraded Dun & Bradstreet from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and upped their price objective for the stock from $132.00 to $140.00 in a research note on Wednesday, February 14th. Finally, William Blair restated a “market perform” rating on shares of Dun & Bradstreet in a research note on Tuesday, February 13th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $129.80.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Amalgamated Bank grew its stake in shares of Dun & Bradstreet by 5.9% in the fourth quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 7,592 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $899,000 after purchasing an additional 421 shares in the last quarter. ETRADE Capital Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Dun & Bradstreet by 5.1% in the fourth quarter. ETRADE Capital Management LLC now owns 10,121 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,198,000 after purchasing an additional 487 shares in the last quarter. AGF Investments America Inc. grew its stake in shares of Dun & Bradstreet by 2.8% in the fourth quarter. AGF Investments America Inc. now owns 20,075 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $2,377,000 after purchasing an additional 543 shares in the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its stake in shares of Dun & Bradstreet by 43.8% in the fourth quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 1,930 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $229,000 after purchasing an additional 588 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Cypress Capital Group grew its stake in shares of Dun & Bradstreet by 25.1% in the fourth quarter. Cypress Capital Group now owns 3,254 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $386,000 after purchasing an additional 653 shares in the last quarter. 91.53% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

DNB stock opened at $116.20 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.03. The company has a market cap of $4,314.86, a P/E ratio of 15.79, a PEG ratio of 3.19 and a beta of 1.22. Dun & Bradstreet has a 12-month low of $101.17 and a 12-month high of $130.95.

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Dun & Bradstreet Company Profile

The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation provides commercial data, analytics, and insight on businesses. The company operates through two segments, Americas and Non-Americas. It offers risk management solutions comprising trade credit solutions, such as The D&B Credit Suite, which includes D&B Credit and DNBi, subscription-based online applications that offer customers real time access to information, comprehensive monitoring, and portfolio analysis; various business information reports; and D&B Credibility solutions primarily for small businesses; Supplier Risk Manager, an online application that helps businesses mitigate supply chain risk; Compliance product suite that includes D&B Onboard and D&B Compliance Check, which helps customers comply with anti-money laundering and anti-bribery and corruption regulations through onboarding, screening, and monitoring of customers and third parties; and D&B Direct, an API that enables data integration inside enterprise applications, such as ERP, and enables master data management and toolkit.

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