Shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions Inc (NYSE:DFIN) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the nine analysts that are covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $23.50.

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Donnelley Financial Solutions from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut Donnelley Financial Solutions from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 25th. Bank of America cut Donnelley Financial Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $28.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Friday, August 3rd. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co reduced their price objective on Donnelley Financial Solutions from $22.00 to $19.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, June 25th.

Shares of DFIN stock traded down $0.05 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $17.39. The stock had a trading volume of 111,134 shares, compared to its average volume of 244,974. Donnelley Financial Solutions has a one year low of $15.22 and a one year high of $22.17. The company has a current ratio of 1.83, a quick ratio of 1.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.69. The stock has a market capitalization of $609.28 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.11, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.51 and a beta of 2.43.

Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE:DFIN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.56 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.66 by ($0.10). Donnelley Financial Solutions had a return on equity of 18.40% and a net margin of 0.83%. The company had revenue of $290.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $297.13 million. As a group, research analysts predict that Donnelley Financial Solutions will post 0.89 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Donnelley Financial Solutions by 45.5% during the second quarter. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC now owns 9,452 shares of the company’s stock worth $164,000 after acquiring an additional 2,958 shares during the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc grew its stake in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions by 4.7% during the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 75,515 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,316,000 after buying an additional 3,392 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers grew its stake in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions by 5.0% during the first quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 78,155 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,342,000 after buying an additional 3,712 shares during the last quarter. Barclays PLC grew its stake in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions by 60.3% during the first quarter. Barclays PLC now owns 13,778 shares of the company’s stock valued at $235,000 after buying an additional 5,185 shares during the last quarter. Finally, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions by 33.5% during the second quarter. BlueMountain Capital Management LLC now owns 23,086 shares of the company’s stock valued at $401,000 after buying an additional 5,790 shares during the last quarter. 86.17% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About Donnelley Financial Solutions

Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc provides financial communications, and data and analytics services for the investment and capital markets worldwide. It offers communication tools and services to allow its clients to comply with ongoing regulatory filings; and communications services to create, manage, and deliver registration statements, prospectuses, proxies, and other communications to regulators and investors.

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