Diebold Nixdorf Inc (NYSE:DBD) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the ten brokerages that are covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have issued a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $20.00.
Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Diebold Nixdorf from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, January 29th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded Diebold Nixdorf from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a report on Friday, November 24th. Imperial Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Diebold Nixdorf in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. ValuEngine raised Diebold Nixdorf from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday. Finally, DA Davidson assumed coverage on Diebold Nixdorf in a report on Wednesday, February 7th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $19.00 price target for the company.
In other Diebold Nixdorf news, Director Gale S. Fitzgerald bought 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 15th. The shares were bought at an average price of $16.74 per share, for a total transaction of $66,960.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 51,603 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $863,834.22. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, CFO Christopher A. Chapman bought 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 28th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $16.05 per share, for a total transaction of $48,150.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders own 1.37% of the company’s stock.
Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE:DBD) traded up $0.46 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $17.66. The company had a trading volume of 583,140 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,538,161. Diebold Nixdorf has a 12-month low of $12.90 and a 12-month high of $31.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.53, a quick ratio of 0.98 and a current ratio of 1.39. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,328.95, a PE ratio of 15.35, a PEG ratio of 5.02 and a beta of 2.11.
Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE:DBD) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February 13th. The technology company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $1.25 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.24 billion. Diebold Nixdorf had a positive return on equity of 14.90% and a negative net margin of 5.06%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.32 earnings per share. sell-side analysts forecast that Diebold Nixdorf will post 1.16 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 16th. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 26th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.27%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 23rd. Diebold Nixdorf’s payout ratio is -12.94%.
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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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