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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for DNB. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 126, implying potential capital gains of 13.65 percent. The lowest price target was 105, which equates to a potential downside of -5.29 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -3.33 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of DNB's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 193 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. DNB has a PEG ratio of 0.24.

DNB has a 52-week high of 141.57 and a 52-week low of 100.46. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 10.36 percent, 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.