Donnelley Financial Solutions Inc (NYSE:DFIN) Shares Bought by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions Inc (NYSE:DFIN) by 3.9% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 1,394,738 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 52,642 shares during the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned 4.09% of Donnelley Financial Solutions worth $19,568,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of DFIN. Hancock Whitney Corp bought a new stake in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $155,000. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan purchased a new stake in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions in the fourth quarter worth approximately $1,615,000. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY raised its holdings in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions by 368.0% in the fourth quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 11,321 shares of the company’s stock worth $159,000 after buying an additional 8,902 shares during the period. Squarepoint Ops LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions in the fourth quarter worth approximately $291,000. Finally, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions by 6.1% in the fourth quarter. D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. now owns 485,090 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,806,000 after buying an additional 27,675 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 93.74% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NYSE:DFIN traded up $0.17 on Friday, reaching $13.34. The company had a trading volume of 743,310 shares, compared to its average volume of 162,712. The company has a quick ratio of 1.26, a current ratio of 1.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.13. The firm has a market capitalization of $438.44 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.18, a PEG ratio of 11.07 and a beta of 1.76. Donnelley Financial Solutions Inc has a 52-week low of $11.89 and a 52-week high of $21.44. The business has a 50 day moving average of $13.16.

Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE:DFIN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 2nd. The company reported ($0.04) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.02) by ($0.02). The business had revenue of $229.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $229.02 million. Donnelley Financial Solutions had a return on equity of 29.79% and a net margin of 6.88%. As a group, equities analysts expect that Donnelley Financial Solutions Inc will post 0.91 EPS for the current year.

Several research analysts have commented on the company. TheStreet downgraded Donnelley Financial Solutions from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a report on Monday, June 17th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Donnelley Financial Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, May 9th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Donnelley Financial Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 30th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and one has assigned a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Sell” and a consensus target price of $17.00.

About Donnelley Financial Solutions

Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc operates as a risk and compliance solutions company in the United States, Europe, Asia, Canada, and Latin America. The Company provides regulatory filing and deal solutions through its software-as-a-service, technology-enabled services, and print and distribution solutions to public and private companies, mutual funds, and other regulated investment firms to serve their regulatory and compliance needs.

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