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How to buy Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Donnelley Financial Solutions stocks.

Donnelley Financial Solutions is a capital markets business based in the US. Donnelley Financial Solutions stocks (DFIN.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $31.79 – a decrease of 7.52% over the previous week. Donnelley Financial Solutions employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $970.8 million.

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Donnelley Financial Solutions stock price (NYSE:DFIN)

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Donnelley Financial Solutions shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$37.62
52-week range$17.13 - $52.33
50-day moving average $45.95
200-day moving average $35.78
Wall St. target price$47.00
PE ratio 16.2966
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.47

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Donnelley Financial Solutions price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $37.62 from 2022-01-19

1 week (2022-01-13) -7.52%
1 month (2021-12-20) -15.29%
3 months (2021-10-20) -0.61%
6 months (2021-07-20) 17.53%
1 year (2021-01-20) 89.81%
2 years (2020-01-17) 253.90%
3 years (2019-01-18) 177.23%
5 years (2017-01-20) 64.93%

Is Donnelley Financial Solutions under- or over-valued?

Valuing Donnelley Financial Solutions stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Donnelley Financial Solutions's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Donnelley Financial Solutions's P/E ratio

Donnelley Financial Solutions's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, Donnelley Financial Solutions shares trade at around 16x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Donnelley Financial Solutions's PEG ratio

Donnelley Financial Solutions's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.88. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Donnelley Financial Solutions's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Donnelley Financial Solutions's EBITDA

Donnelley Financial Solutions's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $215.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Donnelley Financial Solutions's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Donnelley Financial Solutions financials

Revenue TTM $970.8 million
Operating margin TTM 21.26%
Gross profit TTM $398.5 million
Return on assets TTM 13.4%
Return on equity TTM 26.55%
Profit margin 8.7%
Book value $10.75
Market capitalisation $1.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Donnelley Financial Solutions share dividends

We're not expecting Donnelley Financial Solutions to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Donnelley Financial Solutions share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Donnelley Financial Solutions's shares have ranged in value from as little as $17.13 up to $52.33. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DFIN.US volatility(beta: 1.96)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Donnelley Financial Solutions's is 1.9574. This would suggest that Donnelley Financial Solutions's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Donnelley Financial Solutions overview

Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc. operates as a risk and compliance solutions company worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Capital Markets ? Software Solutions (CM-SS), Capital Markets ? Compliance and Communications Management (CM-CCM), Investment Companies ? Software Solutions (IC-SS), and Investment Companies ? Compliance and Communications Management (IC-CCM). The CM-SS segment provides Venue, ActiveDisclosure, eBrevia, and EDGAR Online solutions to public and private companies to manage public and private transaction processes, extract data, and analyze contracts; collaborate; and tag, validate, and file SEC documents. The CM-CCM segment provides technology enabled services and print and distribution solutions to public and private companies for deal solutions and SEC compliance requirements. The IC-SS segment provides clients with the proprietary Arc Suite platform that contains a comprehensive suite of cloud-based solutions and services that enable storage and management of compliance and regulatory information in a self-service and central repository for accessing, assembling, editing, translating, rendering, and submitting documents to regulators. The IC-CCM segment provides clients with technology-enabled solutions for creating and filing regulatory communications and solutions for investor communications, as well as XBRL-formatted filings pursuant to the Investment Act, through the SEC EDGAR system.

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