Press coverage about Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) (NYSE:DNB) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm, a service of Accern, ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) earned a coverage optimism score of 0.15 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 80 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (DNB) traded up 0.65% on Monday, reaching $106.59. The company had a trading volume of 500,453 shares. The firm has a market cap of $3.93 billion, a P/E ratio of 47.39 and a beta of 1.23. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation has a one year low of $100.46 and a one year high of $141.57. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $107.38 and a 200-day moving average price of $112.43.
Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) (NYSE:DNB) last posted its earnings results on Monday, May 1st. The business services provider reported $0.95 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.90 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $383.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $380.04 million. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) had a net margin of 4.85% and a negative return on equity of 25.59%. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The)’s quarterly revenue was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.18 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect that Dun & Bradstreet Corporation will post $7.00 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 9th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 24th were paid a dividend of $0.5025 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, May 22nd. This represents a $2.01 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.89%. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The)’s payout ratio is 90.13%.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 3rd.
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Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) 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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