Analysts Set Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:DFIN) Price Target at $27.25

Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:DFIN) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the six brokerages that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $25.33.

A number of analysts have commented on DFIN shares. DA Davidson restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions in a research note on Wednesday, May 12th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday. TheStreet upgraded shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 26th. B. Riley upped their target price on shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions from $30.00 to $33.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 19th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, BTIG Research upped their target price on shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions from $30.00 to $33.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, March 28th.

DFIN stock traded down $1.07 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $31.72. 262 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 145,407. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.06 billion, a P/E ratio of 273.27 and a beta of 2.15. The firm has a fifty day simple moving average of $31.02. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.92, a quick ratio of 1.25 and a current ratio of 1.28. Donnelley Financial Solutions has a 52 week low of $8.00 and a 52 week high of $35.20.

Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE:DFIN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 5th. The company reported $1.02 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.63. The business had revenue of $245.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $210.40 million. Donnelley Financial Solutions had a net margin of 0.57% and a return on equity of 1.94%. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Donnelley Financial Solutions will post 2.92 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, insider Eric J. Johnson sold 15,225 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.83, for a total value of $469,386.75. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 97,068 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,992,606.44. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 12.80% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of DFIN. FMR LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions by 54.5% in the 1st quarter. FMR LLC now owns 3,771,091 shares of the company’s stock worth $56,114,000 after buying an additional 1,330,408 shares during the last quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Donnelley Financial Solutions by 43.8% during the fourth quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 14,678 shares of the company’s stock valued at $249,000 after purchasing an additional 4,474 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers lifted its holdings in Donnelley Financial Solutions by 10.8% during the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 104,991 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,782,000 after purchasing an additional 10,227 shares during the last quarter. Citigroup Inc. lifted its holdings in Donnelley Financial Solutions by 264.0% during the fourth quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 7,568 shares of the company’s stock valued at $128,000 after purchasing an additional 5,489 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Credit Suisse AG purchased a new stake in Donnelley Financial Solutions during the fourth quarter valued at about $189,000. 87.85% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About Donnelley Financial Solutions

Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc operates as a risk and compliance solutions company worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Capital Markets Â- Software Solutions (CM-SS), Capital Markets Â- Compliance and Communications Management (CM-CCM), Investment Companies Â- Software Solutions (IC-SS), and Investment Companies Â- Compliance and Communications Management (IC-CCM).

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