Key Developments: Dun & Bradstreet Corp (DNB)

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Dun & Bradstreet to acquire Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corporation
Monday, 27 Apr 2015 04:30pm EDT 

Dun & Bradstreet:Says the formation of a new division, Dun & Bradstreet Emerging Businesses, a combination of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corporation's leading technology and data solutions with Dun & Bradstreet's small and mid-sized business assets.Says new division will create a powerful team representing Dun & Bradstreet in the marketplace and will leverage Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corporation's established track record and suite of products to serve the unique needs of emerging business customers.Transaction has been approved by both boards of directors and is expected to close during May of 2015, pending regulatory approval.Will purchase Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corporation for $320 million in cash plus an earnout of up to $30 million if certain performance milestones are met through 2018.Says acquisition is expected to contribute about 4 pct of revenue growth to Dun & Bradstreet's 2015 results.Acquisition also expected to increase 2015 operating income by 2 pct, both before deal-related expenses including amortization, deal costs, and the impact of purchase accounting on deferred revenue, and including planned integration expenses.Transaction is expected to become accretive to Dun & Bradstreet's adjusted EPS beginning in 2016.  Full Article

Dun & Bradstreet Corp gives FY 2015 guidance; earnings guidance below analysts' estimates- Conference Call
Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 01:00pm EST 

Dun & Bradstreet Corp:Expects FY 2015 revenue growth of 2pct to 5pct, before the effect of foreign exchange, and including 1 point of inorganic contribution from NetProspex.Expects FY 2015 operating income of minus 2pct to plus 2pct -- within this range, it has absorbed 2 points of dilution from NetProspex, as well as 2 points of foreign exchange headwinds.Expects FY 2015 EPS down 3pct to up 1pct -- again, including the impact of NetProspex's dilution and FX headwinds.Reported revenue of $1.682 billion, EBIT of $447.4 million and EPS of $7.46 in FY 2014.FY 2015 revenue of $1.722 billion, EBIT of $458 million and EPS of $7.75 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Dun & Bradstreet increases quarterly cash dividend
Monday, 9 Feb 2015 04:45pm EST 

Dun & Bradstreet:Declares increased quarterly cash dividend of $0.4625 per share, up from prior quarterly dividend of $0.44 per share.Payable on March 11, of record at the close of business on Feb. 24.  Full Article

Dun & Bradstreet acquires NetProspex
Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 04:15pm EST 

Dun & Bradstreet:Acquires NetProspex, the Massachusetts-based company that is a B2B professional contact data and data management.Acquisition combines NetProspex's comprehensive professional contact database with Dun & Bradstreet's proprietary global business data and analytics.Dun & Bradstreet purchased NetProspex for $125 million net of cash assumed, on Jan. 05.  Full Article

Dun & Bradstreet Corp reaffirms FY 2014 guidance
Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 04:15pm EDT 

Dun & Bradstreet Corp:Reaffirms FY 2014 financial guidance.Expects FY 2014 core revenue growth of flat to up 3 pct, before the effect of foreign exchange.Expects FY 2014 operating income decline of 5- 9 pct, before non-core gains and charges.Expects FY 2014 Diluted EPS decline of 1-5 pct, before non-core gains and charges.Reported revenue of $1.655 billion, EBIT of $491.70 million and EPS of $7.60 in FY 2013.FY 2014 revenue of $1.680 billion, EBIT of $445 million and EPS of $7.48 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Dun & Bradstreet Corp declares quarterly dividend
Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 04:05pm EDT 

Dun & Bradstreet Corp:Declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.44 per share.Payable on Dec. 12, of record at the close of business on Nov. 26.  Full Article

Dun & Bradstreet and Lattice Engines announce strategic partnership to help businesses source leads and deliver measurable ROI
Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 04:15pm EDT 

Dun & Bradstreet and Lattice Engines:Says strategic partnership.Together the two companies will provide businesses with the data, insights and analytics required to identify which of their customers or prospects are most ready to buy.Businesses may be able to increase conversion rates and deal sizes by up to three times.  Full Article

Dun & Bradstreet Corp reaffirms FY 2014 outlook
Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 04:15pm EDT 

Dun & Bradstreet Corp:Reaffirmed FY 2014 financial guidance.Expects FY 2014 core revenue growth of flat to up 3 pct, before the effect of foreign exchange.Expects FY 2014 operating income decline of 5- 9 pct, before non-core gains and charges.Expects FY 2014 Diluted EPS decline of 1-5 pct, before non-core gains and charges.Reported revenue of $1.655 bln, EBIT of $491.70 mln and EPS of $7.60 in FY 2013.FY 2014 revenue of $1.678 bln - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Dun & Bradstreet Corp declares quarterly dividend
Wednesday, 7 May 2014 11:00am EDT 

Dun & Bradstreet Corp:Declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.44 per share.Payable on June 13 to shareholders of record on May 29.  Full Article

Dun & Bradstreet Corp granted five US Patents
Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 06:00am EDT 

Dun & Bradstreet Corp:US Patent and Trademark Office granted five US patents for its innovation with credibility scores and solutions.  Full Article

Fitch: Dun & Bradstreet's Ratings Unaffected by Acquisition Of Netprospex

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) NEW YORK, January 12 (Fitch) Dun & Bradstreet's (DNB) 'BBB' Issuer Default Rating (IDR) is not affected by the company's acquisition of NetProspex for $125 million net of cash assumed. A full list of ratings follows at the end of this release. Fitch believes that the transaction is in line with the company's strategy to target acquisitions that improve DNB's operational capabilities and accelerate revenue growth. Fitch believes t

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