Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX) will be issuing its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Thursday, October 26th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.25 per share for the quarter. Deluxe Corporation has set its Q3 guidance at $1.23-1.28 EPS and its FY17 guidance at $5.20-5.30 EPS.

Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The business services provider reported $1.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.24 by $0.05. Deluxe Corporation had a return on equity of 27.83% and a net margin of 11.98%. The firm had revenue of $485.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $479.42 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.20 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Deluxe Corporation to post $5.25 EPS for the current fiscal year and $0 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Deluxe Corporation (DLX) opened at 73.42 on Thursday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $71.06 and its 200 day moving average price is $70.07. The company has a market capitalization of $3.55 billion, a PE ratio of 15.71 and a beta of 1.35. Deluxe Corporation has a 52 week low of $59.47 and a 52 week high of $75.94.

In related news, VP John D. Filby sold 18,936 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, July 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $72.21, for a total value of $1,367,368.56. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 46,154 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,332,780.34. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director Ronald C. Baldwin sold 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, July 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $72.41, for a total value of $144,820.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 2.40% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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Separately, BidaskClub raised Deluxe Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st.

About Deluxe Corporation

Deluxe Corporation is a provider of payment solutions. The Company provides a suite of customer life cycle management solutions to its customers across multiple channels. The Company operates in three segments: Small Business Services segment, Financial Services segment and Direct Checks segment. The Company’s product and service offerings consist of checks, forms and accessories, and other products.

Earnings History for Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX)

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