Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) (NYSE:DNB) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The business services provider reported $1.79 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.58 by $0.21, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The business had revenue of $428.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $428.81 million. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) had a net margin of 6.36% and a negative return on equity of 26.85%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.79 earnings per share.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 8th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 22nd will be issued a dividend of $0.5025 per share. This represents a $2.01 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.72%. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The)’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 68.37%.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th.

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Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) Company Profile

The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation is the source of commercial data, analytics and insight on businesses. The Company operates through two segments: Americas, which consists of its operations in the United States and Canada, and Non-Americas, which consists of its operations in the United Kingdom, Greater China, India, and its European and Asia Pacific Worldwide Networks.

Earnings History for Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) (NYSE:DNB)

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