Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) (NYSE:DNB) released its earnings results on Wednesday. The business services provider reported $1.79 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.58 by $0.21, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $428.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $428.81 million. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) had a net margin of 6.36% and a negative return on equity of 26.85%. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The)’s quarterly revenue was up 3.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.79 EPS.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 8th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.5025 per share. This represents a $2.01 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.72%. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The)’s payout ratio is 68.37%.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th.
Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) Company Profile
The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation is the source of commercial data, analytics and insight on businesses. The Company operates through two segments: Americas, which consists of its operations in the United States and Canada, and Non-Americas, which consists of its operations in the United Kingdom, Greater China, India, and its European and Asia Pacific Worldwide Networks.
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