Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc. operates as a risk and compliance solutions company in the United States, Europe, Asia, Canada, and Latin America.
Undervalued with concerning outlook.
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 2.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DFIN underperformed the US Market which returned 4.1% 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 ($8.7) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($25.08)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DFIN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DFIN is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.9x) compared to the Capital Markets industry average (28.7x).
PE vs Market: DFIN is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.9x) compared to the US market (16.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: DFIN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DFIN is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (6.1x).
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 (2.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: DFIN's earnings (2.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: DFIN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: DFIN's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-1.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DFIN's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.8% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: DFIN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.5%).
How has Donnelley Financial Solutions performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DFIN has a large one-off gain of $11.4M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: DFIN's current net profit margins (4.3%) are lower than last year (7.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DFIN's earnings have declined by -18.3% 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 (-48.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Capital Markets industry average (9.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: DFIN's Return on Equity (14%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Donnelley Financial Solutions's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Inventory Level: DFIN has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: DFIN's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.7x debt).
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: DFIN's level of assets compared to its equity is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if DFIN has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.
Low Risk Liabilities: DFIN reports no customer deposits, loans are made up entirely of externally borrowed funds.
Loan Level: Insufficient data to determine if DFIN has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.
Low Risk Deposits: DFIN has advanced significantly more loans than the customer deposits it holds.
Level of Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if DFIN has an appropriate level of bad loans.
What is Donnelley Financial Solutions's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate DFIN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate DFIN's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any 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 (53yo)
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 ($USD4.48M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.22M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||3.3yrs||US$1.77m||0.18% $528.8k|
|Chief Operating Officer||3.3yrs||US$1.83m||0.19% $562.3k|
|Senior VP||3.3yrs||US$648.63k||0.030% $90.5k|
|Chief Compliance Officer||3.3yrs||US$1.07m||0.077% $229.6k|
|Senior Vice President of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing Officer||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Global Capital Markets||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Global Operations & Strategic Sourcing||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: DFIN's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
|Independent Chairman||3.3yrs||US$306.30k||0.083% $247.1k|
|Independent Director||3.3yrs||US$225.00k||0.059% $176.7k|
|Independent Director||3.3yrs||US$200.00k||0.045% $133.5k|
|Independent Director||3.3yrs||US$200.00k||0.045% $133.3k|
|Independent Director||1.3yrs||US$123.29k||0.013% $40.2k|
|Independent Director||3.3yrs||US$220.00k||0.045% $133.3k|
|Independent Director||3.3yrs||US$215.00k||0.045% $133.3k|
|Independent Director||0.8yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: DFIN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: DFIN 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$298.009m
- Shares outstanding: 34.25m
- 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 solutions through its software-as-a-service; and 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. It offers technology-enabled filing solutions for corporate clients within its capital markets offerings that allow U.S. public companies to comply with applicable U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regulations, including filing agent services, digital document creation, and online content management tools that support their corporate financial transactions and regulatory reporting; solutions to facilitate clients’ communications with their shareholders; and virtual data rooms and other deal management solutions. The company also provides technology-enabled filing solutions for alternative investment and insurance investment companies, including cloud-based tools for creating and filing regulatory documents, as well as solutions for investors designed to improve the speed and accuracy of their access to investment information. Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/29 02:23|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/28 00:00|
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