M&T Bank Corp grew its position in Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) (NYSE:DNB) by 8.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 5,584 shares of the business services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 457 shares during the period. M&T Bank Corp’s holdings in Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) were worth $604,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Creative Planning raised its position in Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) by 2.0% in the 2nd quarter. Creative Planning now owns 1,257 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $136,000 after purchasing an additional 25 shares during the last quarter. OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. raised its position in Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) by 66.7% in the 1st quarter. OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. now owns 1,500 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $162,000 after purchasing an additional 600 shares during the last quarter. Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. bought a new position in Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $216,000. First Mercantile Trust Co. bought a new position in Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $230,000. Finally, Bridgewater Associates LP bought a new position in Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $253,000. Institutional investors own 90.19% of the company’s stock.

DNB has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $123.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday, August 24th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 29th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have assigned a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $117.00.

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Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (DNB) opened at 118.30 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $4.37 billion, a PE ratio of 40.28 and a beta of 1.24. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation has a 52-week low of $100.46 and a 52-week high of $132.25. The company has a 50-day moving average of $112.49 and a 200 day moving average of $109.07.

Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) (NYSE:DNB) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The business services provider reported $1.40 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.16 by $0.24. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) had a net margin of 6.36% and a negative return on equity of 26.85%. The firm had revenue of $408.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $410.90 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.37 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts predict that Dun & Bradstreet Corporation will post $7.04 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 8th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 23rd were given a $0.5025 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, August 21st. This represents a $2.01 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.70%. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The)’s dividend payout ratio is currently 68.37%.

About Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The)

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) (NYSE:DNB)

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