Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) (NYSE:DNB) – William Blair issued their Q1 2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. William Blair analyst S. Sheldon expects that the brokerage will earn $1.14 per share for the quarter. William Blair has a “Market Perform” rating on the stock. William Blair also issued estimates for Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The)’s Q2 2017 earnings at $1.39 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $1.80 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $3.20 EPS and FY2017 earnings at $7.53 EPS.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, November 28th.

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Shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (NYSE:DNB) opened at 122.00 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $4.49 billion, a P/E ratio of 46.64 and a beta of 1.43. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $122.01 and a 200-day moving average of $127.91. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation has a 52-week low of $85.99 and a 52-week high of $141.57.

Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) (NYSE:DNB) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, November 1st. The company reported $1.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.75 by $0.04. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) had a net margin of 5.70% and a negative return on equity of 24.33%. The company earned $412.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $423.62 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.62 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of DNB. Hanlon Investment Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) during the second quarter worth about $4,603,000. AGF Investments Inc. boosted its position in shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) by 16.4% in the second quarter. AGF Investments Inc. now owns 564,610 shares of the company’s stock worth $68,778,000 after buying an additional 79,406 shares in the last quarter. AGF Investments America Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) during the second quarter worth about $2,193,000. Nordea Investment Management AB boosted its position in shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) by 19.2% in the second quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 42,356 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,161,000 after buying an additional 6,820 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. boosted its position in shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) by 2.3% in the second quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 102,742 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,518,000 after buying an additional 2,311 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 90.37% of the company’s stock.

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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, Canada and Latin America, and Non-Americas, which consists of its operations in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Belgium, Greater China and India.

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