Analyst Ratings for Dun & Bradstreet Corp. (DNB)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corp. (NYSE:DNB) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for DNB last month.

0 analysts declared DNB a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for DNB. The maximum price target given was 126, implying a possible profit of 13.65 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 105, which equates to a potential downside of -5.29 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -3.33 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.07 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of DNB to grow at a rate of 193 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. DNB has a PEG ratio of 0.24.

DNB has traded between a high of 141.57 and a low of 100.46 over the past year. Today's price is 10.36 percent above the 52-week low, and 21.69 percent below the high. DNB has a price/earnings ratio of 46.91. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DNB value stock report compares DNB to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.13 billion. DNB is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.