Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc. operates as a risk and compliance solutions company in the United States, Europe, Asia, Canada, and Latin America. More Details
Undervalued with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Donnelley Financial Solutions's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: DFIN's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Capital Markets
1 Year Return
US Capital Markets
Return vs Industry: DFIN underperformed the US Capital Markets industry which returned 2.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DFIN underperformed the US Market which returned 12.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Donnelley Financial Solutions's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Donnelley Financial Solutions undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: DFIN ($12.06) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($12.34)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DFIN is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DFIN is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.8x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (22.4x).
PE vs Market: DFIN is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.8x) compared to the US market (18.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: DFIN is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DFIN is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (4.3x).
How is Donnelley Financial Solutions forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: DFIN's forecast earnings growth (34.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: DFIN's earnings (34.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (23.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: DFIN's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-4.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DFIN's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.6% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if DFIN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Donnelley Financial Solutions performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DFIN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: DFIN's current net profit margins (2.8%) are lower than last year (6.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DFIN's earnings have declined by 22.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: DFIN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: DFIN had negative earnings growth (-60.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Capital Markets industry average (8.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: DFIN's Return on Equity (9.1%) is considered low.
How is Donnelley Financial Solutions's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DFIN's short term assets ($315.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($191.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: DFIN's short term assets ($315.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($501.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DFIN's debt to equity ratio (129.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: DFIN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 11.8% to 129.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: DFIN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (27.3%).
Interest Coverage: DFIN's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.6x coverage).
What is Donnelley Financial Solutions's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate DFIN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate DFIN's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DFIN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DFIN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of DFIN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dan Leib (54 yo)
Mr. Daniel N. Leib, also known as Dan, has been Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc. since October 1, 2016. Mr. Leib served as the Chief Financial Officer ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dan's total compensation ($USD4.32M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.99M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||3.92yrs||US$1.69m||0.19% |
|Chief Operating Officer||3.92yrs||US$2.34m||0.18% |
|Senior VP||3.92yrs||US$670.15k||0.029% |
|Executive VP||3.92yrs||US$1.16m||0.072% |
|Chief Information Officer||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Global Capital Markets||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Global Operations & Strategic Sourcing||no data||no data||no data|
|President of Global Capital Markets||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Product Officer||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: DFIN's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
|Independent Chairman||3.92yrs||US$304.31k||0.12% |
|Independent Director||3.92yrs||US$225.00k||0.060% |
|Independent Director||3.92yrs||US$200.00k||0.21% |
|Independent Director||1.92yrs||US$205.00k||0.014% |
|Independent Director||3.92yrs||US$220.00k||0.060% |
|Independent Director||3.92yrs||US$215.00k||0.045% |
|Independent Director||1.33yrs||US$200.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: DFIN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc.
- Ticker: DFIN
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1983
- Industry: Financial Exchanges and Data
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: US$407.980m
- Shares outstanding: 33.83m
- Website: https://www.dfinsolutions.com
Number of Employees
- Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc.
- 35 West Wacker Drive
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|1DN||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Sep 2016|
|DFIN||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Sep 2016|
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 soluti ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/20 05:39|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/18 00:00|
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