Insider Selling: Jonathan J. Boehm Sells 53,113 Shares of DST Systems Stock (DST)
DST Systems (NYSE:DST) VP Jonathan J. Boehm sold 53,113 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $91.21, for a total transaction of $4,844,436.73. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 42,537 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,879,800. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of DST Systems in a research note on Tuesday, February 4th. They now have a $96.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Avondale Partners downgraded shares of DST Systems from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 18th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $95.00.
DST Systems (NYSE:DST) traded up 2.96% on Wednesday, hitting $93.89. 174,677 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. DST Systems has a 52-week low of $64.01 and a 52-week high of $93.34. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $90. and its 200-day moving average is $82.27. The company has a market cap of $3.925 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.40.
DST Systems (NYSE:DST) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January 31st. The company reported $1.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.28 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $497.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $497.20 million. On average, analysts predict that DST Systems will post $5.18 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, March 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.27%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 26th.
DST Systems, Inc (NYSE:DST) is global providers of technology-based service solutions.
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