Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) (NYSE:DNB) Getting Somewhat Negative Press Coverage, Study Shows

News headlines about Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) (NYSE:DNB) have trended somewhat negative recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) earned a media sentiment score of -0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the business services provider an impact score of 26 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Several equities research analysts recently commented on DNB shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 17th. BidaskClub upgraded Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, June 29th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a hold rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $112.50.

Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (DNB) opened at 109.22 on Tuesday. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation has a one year low of $100.46 and a one year high of $141.57. The company has a market cap of $4.03 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 48.56 and a beta of 1.22. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $105.72 and a 200 day moving average price of $111.28.

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, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.90 by $0.05. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) had a negative return on equity of 25.59% and a net margin of 4.85%. The firm had revenue of $383.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $380.04 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.18 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that Dun & Bradstreet Corporation will post $7.00 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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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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