DST Systems Inc. Reaches New 12-Month High at $92.60 (DST)
DST Systems (NYSE:DST)’s share price reached a new 52-week high on Tuesday, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. The company traded as high as $92.60 and last traded at $92.60, with a volume of 168,078 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $90.65.
A number of research firms have recently commented on DST. Analysts at Avondale Partners downgraded shares of DST Systems from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note to investors on Wednesday, December 18th. Separately, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of DST Systems in a research note to investors on Friday, November 22nd. They now have a $93.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Sterne Agee raised their price target on shares of DST Systems from $90.00 to $100.00 in a research note to investors on Monday, November 18th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. DST Systems has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $94.25.
DST Systems has a one year low of $62.21 and a one year high of $91.69. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $89.01 and a 200-day moving average of $78.23. The company has a market cap of $3.896 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.29.
DST Systems (NYSE:DST) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 24th. The company reported $1.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $480.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $478.08 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.96 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that DST Systems will post $4.52 EPS for the current fiscal year.
DST Systems, Inc (NYSE:DST) is global providers of technology-based service solutions.
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