Dividend Growth of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The)(DNB)

Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The)(DNB) is having a Dividend Yield of 1.81% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $1.93. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.48. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) has a 5 year average dividend yield of 1.67% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $1.93. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The)(DNB) formally announced its most recent dividend on February 9, 2017 with a Dividend per share of $0.5. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $2.01. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 1.89%. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The)(DNB) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.26 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.24. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.02. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The)(DNB) is at the rate of 6.18% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.94. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) (NYSE:DNB) rose 0.5% or 0.53 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $106.24 the stock was seen hitting $107.15 as a peak level and $105.61 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $106.91. The daily volume was measured at 504,221 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $141.565 and the 52-week low is $90.84. The company has a market cap of $3,933 million. Shares of The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation appreciated by 4.94% during the last five trading days but lost 13.26% on a 4-week basis. The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation has dropped 8.21% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -11.88%.

Currently the company Insiders own 0.53% of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 91.79% of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) shares. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Aug 4, 2016, Richard H Veldran (Chief Financial Officer) sold 29,158 shares at 139.63 per share price.On Aug 4, 2016, Anthony Jr Pietrontone (PAO & Corporate Controller) sold 5,811 shares at 138.91 per share price.On Aug 4, 2016, Joshua L Peirez (President & COO) sold 36,508 shares at 139.70 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Dun & Bradstreet Corp was Reiterated by Barclays on Feb 10, 2017 to Underweight, Lowers Price Target to $ 105 from a previous price target of $125 .Dun & Bradstreet Corp was Upgraded by Goldman to Neutral on Jan 20, 2017.

Dun & Bradstreet Corp Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 1, 2016. The company reported $1.79 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.05. Analyst had a consensus of $1.74. The company had revenue of $412.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $423.62 million. The companys revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.62 EPS.

D&B Corp. is a provider of business information. Their information and technology solutions help businesses reduce credit risk, find profitable customers, manage customer and vendor relationships more efficiently and collect cash and receivables. Businesses also use their information and technology to authenticate and verify potential trading partners online, increasing their trust and confidence in e-commerce business transactions.

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