Dun & Bradstreet Corp (NYSE:DNB) a Buy: Stifel Nicolaus

In a research note issued to investors, Shlomo Rosenbaum at Stifel Nicolaus Upgraded their rating on Dun & Bradstreet Corp (NYSE:DNB) to a Buy. The analyst placed a $150.00 price target on the stock which indicates a 12.94% upside to the last closing price. In the year following Rosenbaum’s ratings, the stocks covered yield an average return of 1.6% according to TipRanks.com. In the past year 7 out of 13 recommendations or 54% were successful.

Dun & Bradstreet Corp (NYSE:DNB) shares opened the most recent trading session at 132.53 and at the time of writing the last Bid was at 131.77. In the current trading session the stock reached as high as 133.46 and dipped down to 131.22. Dun & Bradstreet , a NYSE listed company, has a current market cap of 4.732B and on average over the past 3 months has seen 265906 shares trade hands on a daily basis.

On a technical level the stock has a 50 Day Moving Average of 119.665. Based on a recent trade, this puts the equity at +10.12% away from that average. In comparing the stock’s current level to its extended history, the stock is trading -1.02% away from it’s 52-week high of 133.13 and +39.53% away from the stock’s low point over the past 52 weeks, which was 94.44. On a consensus basis, analysts have a one year target price of 125.14. The company last reported earnings per share of 7.99.

The consensus analyst estimates according to First Call for the next quarter is 1.33. The current year EPS estimate on the stock is 7.51 and the EPS estimate for next year sits at 8.05. In looking at the fundamentals, DNB has a P/E ratio of 16.62 and a price to book ratio of N/A. The company’s Book Value is -30.41 and most recently reported EBITDA of 507.7M. The price compared to next year’s EPS estimate in the current year is 16.50.

Company Profile

Dun & Bradstreet Corp (NYSE:DNB), is the source of commercial data, analytics and insight on businesses. The Company’s commercial database contains approximately 240 million business records. It transforms commercial data into valuable insight which is the foundation of its global solutions that customers rely on to make critical business decisions. D&B Risk Management Solutions Customers use to mitigate credit and supplier risk, increase cash flow and drive increased profitability, and D&B Sales & Marketing Solutions to provide data management capabilities that provide effective and cost efficient marketing solutions to increase revenue from new and existing customers. Within its North America Sales & Marketing Solutions, D&B monitor the performance of its Traditional products and its Value-Added products.