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, implying a possible loss of -5.29 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -3.33 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.07 percent in FY estimates.

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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

DNB has an estimated earnings growth rate of 193 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 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.

In the trailing 52-weeks, DNB hit 141.57 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 100.46. Currently the stock is 10.36 percent higher than its low, and 21.69 percent below the high. DNB has a P/E 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 market cap of DNB is $4.13 billion. DNB will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.