Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) Receives Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.05

News stories about Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Dun & Bradstreet earned a news impact score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 47.2973861796272 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Shares of Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) traded down $2.40 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $121.12. The stock had a trading volume of 317,302 shares, compared to its average volume of 297,252. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.93, a quick ratio of 0.92 and a current ratio of 0.92. Dun & Bradstreet has a 12-month low of $100.46 and a 12-month high of $125.57. The stock has a market capitalization of $4,476.60, a P/E ratio of 16.99, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.74 and a beta of 1.27.

A number of equities analysts recently commented on the company. Robert W. Baird dropped their price target on Dun & Bradstreet from $130.00 to $127.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Goldman Sachs Group began coverage on Dun & Bradstreet in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $125.00 price target for the company. Barclays upgraded Dun & Bradstreet from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and upped their price objective for the company from $105.00 to $125.00 in a research report on Monday, November 13th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Dun & Bradstreet from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $125.75.

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About Dun & Bradstreet

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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