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.

Several price targets were given for DNB by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 126, implying potential capital gains of 13.65 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 105, implying a possible loss 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.

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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of DNB's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 193 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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.

DNB has a 52-week high of 141.57 and a 52-week low of 100.46. Currently the stock is 10.36 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 21.69 percent. 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 market cap of DNB is $4.13 billion. DNB is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.