RR Donnelley & Sons (RRD) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows

News headlines about RR Donnelley & Sons (NYSE:RRD) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. RR Donnelley & Sons earned a news impact score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 45.1984885519655 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the company. ValuEngine lowered RR Donnelley & Sons from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd. Buckingham Research assumed coverage on RR Donnelley & Sons in a report on Monday, June 25th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $8.00 price objective on the stock.

RRD traded down $0.13 during trading on Friday, reaching $5.51. 535,954 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,008,026. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -10.46, a quick ratio of 1.19 and a current ratio of 1.42. The company has a market cap of $387.35 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.59 and a beta of 1.49. RR Donnelley & Sons has a 1 year low of $5.40 and a 1 year high of $12.91.

RR Donnelley & Sons (NYSE:RRD) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May 1st. The business services provider reported ($0.10) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.14 by ($0.24). The firm had revenue of $1.71 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.63 billion. RR Donnelley & Sons had a negative return on equity of 37.45% and a net margin of 0.09%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.17 earnings per share. analysts predict that RR Donnelley & Sons will post 1.05 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, Director Timothy R. Mclevish acquired 20,000 shares of RR Donnelley & Sons stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 4th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $6.53 per share, for a total transaction of $130,600.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 18,466 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $120,582.98. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. 0.52% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

RR Donnelley & Sons Company Profile

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, an integrated communications company, enables organizations to create, manage, deliver, and optimize their multichannel marketing and business communications. The company operates through Variable Print, Strategic Services, and International segments. It offers commercial and digital print, direct mail, statement printing, logistics, sourcing, and digital and creative services, as well as produces and sells labels, forms, educational testing materials, inserts, and books.

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