Brokerages Anticipate Donnelley Financial Solns (DFIN) Will Announce Earnings of $0.38 Per Share

Equities research analysts predict that Donnelley Financial Solns (NYSE:DFIN) will report $0.38 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for Donnelley Financial Solns’ earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.41 and the lowest is $0.34. Donnelley Financial Solns posted earnings of $0.42 per share during the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year-over-year growth rate of 9.5%. The company is expected to announce its next earnings report on Thursday, May 3rd.

On average, analysts expect that Donnelley Financial Solns will report full-year earnings of $1.77 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.72 to $1.85. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the company will report earnings of $2.01 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.89 to $2.13. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are an average based on a survey of research firms that that provide coverage for Donnelley Financial Solns.

Donnelley Financial Solns (NYSE:DFIN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 28th. The company reported ($0.04) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by ($0.08). Donnelley Financial Solns had a net margin of 0.97% and a return on equity of 27.42%. The business had revenue of $224.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $222.85 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.13 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 1.7% on a year-over-year basis.

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine lowered shares of Donnelley Financial Solns from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Donnelley Financial Solns from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of Donnelley Financial Solns from a “c-” rating to a “d” rating in a report on Thursday, March 29th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Donnelley Financial Solns currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $23.33.

Shares of NYSE DFIN opened at $16.94 on Wednesday. Donnelley Financial Solns has a fifty-two week low of $16.41 and a fifty-two week high of $24.00. The company has a market capitalization of $573.33, a P/E ratio of 13.23, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 14.23 and a beta of 2.39. The company has a current ratio of 1.44, a quick ratio of 1.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.07.

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About Donnelley Financial Solns

Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc provides financial communications, and data and analytics services for the investment and capital markets worldwide. It offers communication tools and services to allow its clients to comply with ongoing regulatory filings; and communications services to create, manage, and deliver registration statements, prospectuses, proxies, and other communications to regulators and investors.

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