Donnelley Financial Solutions Inc (NYSE:DFIN) Director Richard L. Crandall bought 10,500 shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 25th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $4.12 per share, for a total transaction of $43,260.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

DFIN stock traded up $0.88 during trading on Thursday, hitting $5.00. 140,918 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 422,999. The firm has a market capitalization of $160.99 million, a P/E ratio of 4.55 and a beta of 1.55. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $7.99 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $9.96. The company has a quick ratio of 1.11, a current ratio of 1.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.32. Donnelley Financial Solutions Inc has a 1 year low of $4.04 and a 1 year high of $16.20.

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Squarepoint Ops LLC purchased a new position in Donnelley Financial Solutions during the third quarter valued at approximately $260,000. Barclays PLC increased its holdings in Donnelley Financial Solutions by 3.7% during the third quarter. Barclays PLC now owns 44,476 shares of the company’s stock valued at $548,000 after buying an additional 1,586 shares during the period. LSV Asset Management increased its holdings in Donnelley Financial Solutions by 18.2% during the fourth quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 123,115 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,289,000 after buying an additional 18,984 shares during the period. Russell Investments Group Ltd. increased its holdings in Donnelley Financial Solutions by 33.6% during the third quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 25,112 shares of the company’s stock valued at $310,000 after buying an additional 6,312 shares during the period. Finally, 6 Meridian increased its holdings in Donnelley Financial Solutions by 20.4% during the fourth quarter. 6 Meridian now owns 23,775 shares of the company’s stock valued at $249,000 after buying an additional 4,027 shares during the period. 96.48% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. ValuEngine lowered shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, March 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $15.67.

About Donnelley Financial Solutions

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, 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.

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