Diebold Nixdorf Inc (NYSE:DBD) – Equities research analysts at DA Davidson decreased their Q2 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Diebold Nixdorf in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. DA Davidson analyst M. Summerville now anticipates that the technology company will post earnings per share of $0.19 for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.25. DA Davidson has a “Neutral” rating and a $19.00 price target on the stock. DA Davidson also issued estimates for Diebold Nixdorf’s Q3 2018 earnings at $0.39 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.59 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $1.20 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $1.80 EPS.

Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE:DBD) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February 13th. The technology company reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $1.25 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.24 billion. Diebold Nixdorf had a negative net margin of 5.06% and a positive return on equity of 14.90%. Diebold Nixdorf’s revenue for the quarter was up .5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.32 earnings per share.

A number of other analysts have also weighed in on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded shares of Diebold Nixdorf from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $24.00 target price for the company in a report on Thursday, November 16th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Diebold Nixdorf from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, October 19th. Imperial Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Diebold Nixdorf in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. Lake Street Capital lowered shares of Diebold Nixdorf from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and dropped their target price for the stock from $30.00 to $23.00 in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, KeyCorp reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Diebold Nixdorf in a report on Friday, October 20th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $20.80.

Shares of Diebold Nixdorf (DBD) opened at $15.50 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.53, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a current ratio of 1.39. The firm has a market cap of $1,080.14, a PE ratio of -5.02, a PEG ratio of 3.85 and a beta of 2.07. Diebold Nixdorf has a 1-year low of $12.90 and a 1-year high of $31.85.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 16th. Investors of record on Monday, February 26th will be paid a $0.10 dividend. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.58%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 23rd. Diebold Nixdorf’s payout ratio is currently -12.94%.

In related news, Director Gale S. Fitzgerald purchased 4,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 15th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $16.74 per share, with a total value of $66,960.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 51,603 shares in the company, valued at $863,834.22. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. 1.37% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. LPL Financial LLC raised its stake in Diebold Nixdorf by 364.3% in the fourth quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 55,107 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $901,000 after buying an additional 43,239 shares in the last quarter. Millennium Management LLC bought a new position in Diebold Nixdorf in the fourth quarter worth about $1,481,000. Two Sigma Securities LLC bought a new position in Diebold Nixdorf in the fourth quarter worth about $211,000. Sapience Investments LLC raised its stake in Diebold Nixdorf by 36.2% in the fourth quarter. Sapience Investments LLC now owns 843,495 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $13,791,000 after buying an additional 224,110 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG raised its stake in Diebold Nixdorf by 6.3% in the fourth quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 223,635 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $3,655,000 after buying an additional 13,244 shares in the last quarter.

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About Diebold Nixdorf

Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated provides connected commerce services, software and technology. The Company’s geographic segments include North America (NA), Asia Pacific (AP), Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Latin America (LA). These segments sell and service financial self-service (FSS), retail solutions and security systems.

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