RR Donnelley & Sons Co (NYSE:RRD) was up 9.9% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $5.87 and last traded at $5.56. Approximately 2,620,036 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 153% from the average daily volume of 1,034,393 shares. The stock had previously closed at $5.06.

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on RRD shares. ValuEngine cut shares of RR Donnelley & Sons from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 17th. Buckingham Research started coverage on shares of RR Donnelley & Sons in a research note on Monday, June 25th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $8.00 price objective for the company.

The company has a market cap of $356.22 million, a PE ratio of 4.61 and a beta of 1.12. The company has a current ratio of 1.48, a quick ratio of 1.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -8.22.

RR Donnelley & Sons (NYSE:RRD) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 1st. The business services provider reported ($0.09) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.04) by ($0.05). RR Donnelley & Sons had a negative net margin of 1.18% and a negative return on equity of 32.28%. The business had revenue of $1.68 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.64 billion. During the same period last year, the company posted ($0.06) EPS. RR Donnelley & Sons’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. analysts predict that RR Donnelley & Sons Co will post 0.95 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 4th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 15th will be paid a $0.03 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 14th. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.16%. RR Donnelley & Sons’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 10.00%.

In other RR Donnelley & Sons news, EVP Kenneth E. O’brien acquired 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 27th. The stock was bought at an average price of $5.22 per share, with a total value of $104,400.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. 0.52% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in RR Donnelley & Sons by 85.9% during the 2nd quarter. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC now owns 24,582 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $142,000 after buying an additional 11,356 shares during the last quarter. Bayesian Capital Management LP bought a new stake in RR Donnelley & Sons during the 1st quarter valued at $145,000. Fisher Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in RR Donnelley & Sons during the 1st quarter valued at $151,000. Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new stake in RR Donnelley & Sons during the 2nd quarter valued at $164,000. Finally, Martingale Asset Management L P bought a new stake in RR Donnelley & Sons during the 2nd quarter valued at $171,000. Institutional investors own 82.08% of the company’s stock.

RR Donnelley & Sons Company Profile (NYSE:RRD)

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, an integrated communications company, enables organizations to create, manage, deliver, and optimize their multichannel marketing and business communications. The company operates through Variable Print, Strategic Services, and International segments. It offers commercial and digital print, direct mail, statement printing, logistics, sourcing, and digital and creative services, as well as produces and sells labels, forms, educational testing materials, inserts, and books.

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