Wall Street brokerages expect Donnelley Financial Solutions Inc (NYSE:DFIN) to report earnings of $0.72 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have made estimates for Donnelley Financial Solutions’ earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.68 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.76. Donnelley Financial Solutions posted earnings of $0.90 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year over year growth rate of 20%. The company is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings report before the market opens on Thursday, August 1st.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Donnelley Financial Solutions will report full year earnings of $1.32 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.30 to $1.36. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the firm will report earnings of $1.58 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.35 to $1.86. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS 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 posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 2nd. The company reported ($0.04) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.02) by ($0.02). Donnelley Financial Solutions had a return on equity of 29.79% and a net margin of 6.88%. The firm had revenue of $229.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $229.02 million.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of HB Fuller from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 3rd. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Zynerba Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 30th. Finally, TheStreet cut shares of Timkensteel from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Monday, June 17th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and one has issued a hold rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Sell” and a consensus target price of $15.50.

Shares of DFIN traded down $0.22 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $13.36. 104,197 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 160,732. Donnelley Financial Solutions has a fifty-two week low of $11.89 and a fifty-two week high of $21.44. The company has a quick ratio of 1.26, a current ratio of 1.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.13. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is $13.13. The company has a market capitalization of $464.44 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.19, a P/E/G ratio of 11.72 and a beta of 1.75.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC grew its holdings in Donnelley Financial Solutions by 31.2% in the first quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 3,361 shares of the company’s stock worth $50,000 after purchasing an additional 800 shares during the period. AlphaOne Investment Services LLC grew its holdings in Donnelley Financial Solutions by 12.4% in the first quarter. AlphaOne Investment Services LLC now owns 6,262 shares of the company’s stock worth $93,000 after purchasing an additional 690 shares during the period. Convergence Investment Partners LLC acquired a new stake in Donnelley Financial Solutions in the first quarter worth $110,000. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its holdings in Donnelley Financial Solutions by 110.3% in the first quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 7,707 shares of the company’s stock worth $115,000 after purchasing an additional 4,043 shares during the period. Finally, Bessemer Group Inc. grew its holdings in Donnelley Financial Solutions by 7,413.3% in the fourth quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 9,016 shares of the company’s stock worth $127,000 after purchasing an additional 8,896 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 93.74% of the company’s stock.

About Donnelley Financial Solutions

Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc operates as a risk and compliance solutions company in the United States, Europe, Asia, Canada, and Latin America. The Company provides regulatory filing and deal solutions through its software-as-a-service, technology-enabled services, and print and distribution solutions to public and private companies, mutual funds, and other regulated investment firms to serve their regulatory and compliance needs.

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