DST Systems (NYSE:DST) is scheduled to be posting its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 24th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.85 per share for the quarter.

DST Systems (NYSE:DST) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 20th. The technology company reported $0.76 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.03. DST Systems had a return on equity of 16.20% and a net margin of 21.26%. The business had revenue of $562.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $523.57 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.77 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 45.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect DST Systems to post $3 EPS for the current fiscal year and $4 EPS for the next fiscal year.

DST Systems (DST) opened at $83.63 on Wednesday. DST Systems has a 52-week low of $50.22 and a 52-week high of $84.48. The company has a market capitalization of $5,040.00, a PE ratio of 12.63, a PEG ratio of 2.33 and a beta of 1.37. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42, a quick ratio of 1.09 and a current ratio of 1.09.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on DST shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded DST Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Morgan Stanley boosted their price objective on DST Systems from $57.00 to $61.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. DA Davidson downgraded DST Systems from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $72.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Friday, January 12th. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and set a $68.00 price objective on shares of DST Systems in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, Evercore ISI reissued an “in-line” rating on shares of DST Systems in a research report on Friday, January 12th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. DST Systems presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $68.50.

In other news, VP Jonathan J. Boehm sold 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $64.50, for a total transaction of $1,290,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 75,518 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,870,911. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Over the last three months, insiders have bought 976 shares of company stock valued at $59,812. Corporate insiders own 1.82% of the company’s stock.

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About DST Systems

DST Systems, Inc (DST) is a provider of technology-based information processing and servicing solutions. The Company offers its solutions through data management, business processing and customer communications solutions to clients within the asset management, brokerage, retirement and healthcare markets.

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