Shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions Inc. (NYSE:DFIN) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the seven ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have issued a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $23.33.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on DFIN. ValuEngine upgraded Donnelley Financial Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. BidaskClub upgraded Donnelley Financial Solutions from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. J P Morgan Chase & Co began coverage on Donnelley Financial Solutions in a research report on Tuesday, August 15th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $24.00 price objective for the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Donnelley Financial Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Citigroup reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $22.00 price objective on shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions in a research report on Thursday, November 16th.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in DFIN. FMR LLC boosted its position in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions by 251.6% during the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 1,576,216 shares of the company’s stock worth $36,190,000 after buying an additional 1,127,910 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its position in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions by 79.4% during the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,782,345 shares of the company’s stock worth $40,923,000 after buying an additional 788,940 shares during the period. Lord Abbett & CO. LLC boosted its position in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions by 466.8% during the second quarter. Lord Abbett & CO. LLC now owns 787,399 shares of the company’s stock worth $18,079,000 after buying an additional 648,482 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions by 20.1% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 2,922,945 shares of the company’s stock worth $67,111,000 after buying an additional 489,428 shares during the period. Finally, Kennedy Capital Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions during the second quarter worth $7,597,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 85.73% of the company’s stock.

Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE:DFIN) opened at $20.18 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $687.48, a P/E ratio of 14.37, a P/E/G ratio of 7.82 and a beta of 2.86. Donnelley Financial Solutions has a 52-week low of $18.03 and a 52-week high of $27.08. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.81, a current ratio of 1.57 and a quick ratio of 1.44.

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Donnelley Financial Solutions Company Profile

Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc is a financial communications services company that supports global capital markets compliance and transaction needs for its corporate clients and their advisors (such as law firms and investment bankers), and global investment markets compliance and analytics needs for mutual fund companies, variable annuity providers and broker/dealers.

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