Dun & Bradstreet Corp. (NYSE:DNB) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday. The company reported $2.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.90 by $0.11, StockRatingsNetwork reports. The company had revenue of $411.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $413.52 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.76 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down .5% on a year-over-year basis.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Nomura reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corp. in a research note to investors on Friday, September 27th. On a related note, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corp. in a research note to investors on Tuesday, September 24th. They now have a $110.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. initiated coverage on shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corp. in a research note to investors on Friday, September 20th. They set a “sell” rating and a $94.00 price target on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $93.00.
Shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corp. (NYSE:DNB) traded up 0.69% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $109.24. 380,715 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Dun & Bradstreet Corp. has a one year low of $70.38 and a one year high of $112.10. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $105.4 and a 200-day moving average of $100.5. The company has a market cap of $4.238 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.08.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, December 13th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 27th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 25th.
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