Research Analysts Offer Predictions for Donnelley Financial Solutions Inc’s Q1 2020 Earnings (NYSE:DFIN)
Donnelley Financial Solutions Inc (NYSE:DFIN) – Investment analysts at B. Riley lifted their Q1 2020 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, November 6th. B. Riley analyst R. Sharma now expects that the company will post earnings per share of $0.23 for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $0.22. B. Riley currently has a “Buy” rating and a $16.00 target price on the stock. B. Riley also issued estimates for Donnelley Financial Solutions’ Q4 2020 earnings at $0.19 EPS.
A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on DFIN. TheStreet upgraded Donnelley Financial Solutions from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Monday, September 23rd. DA Davidson reduced their price objective on Donnelley Financial Solutions from $25.00 to $21.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, October 22nd. ValuEngine lowered Donnelley Financial Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Donnelley Financial Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $16.00.
In other news, Director Jeffrey Jacobowitz acquired 107,128 shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 21st. The shares were acquired at an average price of $11.36 per share, for a total transaction of $1,216,974.08. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Insiders own 9.63% of the company’s stock.
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Aperio Group LLC bought a new stake in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions in the 2nd quarter valued at about $141,000. State of Tennessee Treasury Department grew its position in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions by 8.5% in the 3rd quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department now owns 14,515 shares of the company’s stock valued at $179,000 after buying an additional 1,141 shares during the last quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new stake in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions in the 2nd quarter valued at about $243,000. 6 Meridian grew its position in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions by 46.8% in the 3rd quarter. 6 Meridian now owns 19,748 shares of the company’s stock valued at $243,000 after buying an additional 6,299 shares during the last quarter. Finally, AlphaOne Investment Services LLC grew its position in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions by 192.2% in the 2nd quarter. AlphaOne Investment Services LLC now owns 18,299 shares of the company’s stock valued at $244,000 after buying an additional 12,037 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 93.56% of the company’s stock.
About Donnelley Financial Solutions
Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc operates as a risk and compliance solutions company in the United States, Europe, Asia, Canada, and Latin America. The Company provides regulatory filing and deal solutions through its software-as-a-service, technology-enabled services, and print and distribution solutions to public and private companies, mutual funds, and other regulated investment firms to serve their regulatory and compliance needs.
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