Brokerages expect Donnelley Financial Solutions Inc (NYSE:DFIN) to post earnings per share of $0.20 for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have made estimates for Donnelley Financial Solutions’ earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.23 and the lowest is $0.18. Donnelley Financial Solutions also posted earnings per share of $0.20 during the same quarter last year. The company is scheduled to report its next earnings report on Thursday, November 1st.

On average, analysts expect that Donnelley Financial Solutions will report full-year earnings of $1.71 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.65 to $1.75. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the business will report earnings of $1.75 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.63 to $1.87. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of research firms that that provide coverage for Donnelley Financial Solutions.

Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE:DFIN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.66 by ($0.10). Donnelley Financial Solutions had a return on equity of 18.40% and a net margin of 0.83%. The business had revenue of $290.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $297.13 million.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research report on Tuesday. Bank of America lowered shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $28.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Friday, August 3rd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 3rd. Wells Fargo & Co decreased their price objective on shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions from $22.00 to $19.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, June 25th. Finally, DA Davidson assumed coverage on shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions in a research report on Thursday, June 7th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $25.00 price objective on the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $23.50.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Rhumbline Advisers raised its stake in Donnelley Financial Solutions by 5.0% in the 1st quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 78,155 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,342,000 after purchasing an additional 3,712 shares during the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC acquired a new position in Donnelley Financial Solutions in the 1st quarter valued at about $193,000. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in Donnelley Financial Solutions in the 1st quarter valued at about $643,000. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in Donnelley Financial Solutions by 3.0% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,388,824 shares of the company’s stock valued at $75,355,000 after purchasing an additional 129,104 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Gabelli Funds LLC raised its stake in Donnelley Financial Solutions by 4.0% in the 1st quarter. Gabelli Funds LLC now owns 183,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,142,000 after purchasing an additional 7,000 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 86.17% of the company’s stock.

Donnelley Financial Solutions stock opened at $18.75 on Monday. Donnelley Financial Solutions has a 52 week low of $15.22 and a 52 week high of $22.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.69, a quick ratio of 1.74 and a current ratio of 1.83. The stock has a market capitalization of $622.88 million, a P/E ratio of 19.53, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.56 and a beta of 2.32.

Donnelley Financial Solutions Company Profile

Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc provides financial communications, and data and analytics services for the investment and capital markets worldwide. It offers communication tools and services to allow its clients to comply with ongoing regulatory filings; and communications services to create, manage, and deliver registration statements, prospectuses, proxies, and other communications to regulators and investors.

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