Headlines about Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) (NYSE:DNB) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the business services provider an impact score of 47.9471569380763 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th.

Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) (NYSE:DNB) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The business services provider reported $1.79 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.58 by $0.21. The company had revenue of $428.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $428.81 million. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) had a negative return on equity of 26.85% and a net margin of 6.36%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.79 earnings per share.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 8th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 22nd will be issued a dividend of $0.5025 per share. This represents a $2.01 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.72%. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The)’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 68.37%.

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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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