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Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) Competitors

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Should you be buying Donnelley Financial Solutions stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Donnelley Financial Solutions include Mercury Systems (MRCY), Sapiens International (SPNS), Sigma Lithium (SGML), TTM Technologies (TTMI), SoundHound AI (SOUN), IonQ (IONQ), Photronics (PLAB), PagerDuty (PD), Sprout Social (SPT), and BlackBerry (BB). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

Donnelley Financial Solutions vs.

Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE:DFIN) and Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, media sentiment, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and community ranking.

Donnelley Financial Solutions currently has a consensus price target of $72.00, suggesting a potential upside of 16.83%. Mercury Systems has a consensus price target of $28.50, suggesting a potential downside of 8.60%. Given Donnelley Financial Solutions' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Donnelley Financial Solutions is more favorable than Mercury Systems.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Donnelley Financial Solutions
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Mercury Systems
3 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

In the previous week, Mercury Systems had 6 more articles in the media than Donnelley Financial Solutions. MarketBeat recorded 7 mentions for Mercury Systems and 1 mentions for Donnelley Financial Solutions. Donnelley Financial Solutions' average media sentiment score of 1.43 beat Mercury Systems' score of 1.30 indicating that Donnelley Financial Solutions is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Donnelley Financial Solutions
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Mercury Systems
3 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

Donnelley Financial Solutions has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Mercury Systems. Mercury Systems is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Donnelley Financial Solutions, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Donnelley Financial Solutions$797.20M2.27$82.20M$3.2818.79
Mercury Systems$973.88M1.90-$28.33M-$2.35-13.27

Donnelley Financial Solutions has a net margin of 12.43% compared to Mercury Systems' net margin of -16.08%. Donnelley Financial Solutions' return on equity of 24.68% beat Mercury Systems' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Donnelley Financial Solutions12.43% 24.68% 11.36%
Mercury Systems -16.08%-5.07%-3.21%

93.8% of Donnelley Financial Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.0% of Mercury Systems shares are held by institutional investors. 11.9% of Donnelley Financial Solutions shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.8% of Mercury Systems shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Donnelley Financial Solutions has a beta of 1.49, suggesting that its stock price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mercury Systems has a beta of 0.68, suggesting that its stock price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Mercury Systems received 190 more outperform votes than Donnelley Financial Solutions when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 65.30% of users gave Mercury Systems an outperform vote while only 62.47% of users gave Donnelley Financial Solutions an outperform vote.

Donnelley Financial SolutionsOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Mercury SystemsOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes


Donnelley Financial Solutions beats Mercury Systems on 13 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding DFIN and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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DFIN vs. The Competition

MetricDonnelley Financial Solutionsbusiness services IndustryComputer SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$1.81B$46.06B$21.63B$17.95B
Dividend YieldN/A2.15%2.70%3.55%
P/E Ratio18.79126.82232.5624.89
Price / Sales2.272.46531.1810.46
Price / Cash11.2123.2429.4718.97
Price / Book4.423.046.575.91
Net Income$82.20M$1.84B$625.09M$976.87M
7 Day Performance-4.45%-1.58%-0.53%-1.53%
1 Month Performance-2.21%8.26%3.02%4.68%
1 Year Performance37.47%4.75%28.70%23.54%

Donnelley Financial Solutions Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Mercury Systems
0.6897 of 5 stars
-21.0%$1.89B$973.88M-13.542,596Analyst Forecast
Positive News
Sapiens International
2.3758 of 5 stars
Sigma Lithium
3.3143 of 5 stars
-57.3%$1.91B$231.64M-132.92165Gap Up
TTM Technologies
3.471 of 5 stars
+38.3%$1.91B$2.23B-938.0315,800Positive News
SoundHound AI
2.9031 of 5 stars
+69.8%$1.80B$50.76M-13.47260Gap Down
1.3554 of 5 stars
1.9647 of 5 stars
+30.3%$1.79B$892.08M12.671,885Earnings Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
3.2641 of 5 stars
-25.3%$1.93B$430.70M-22.981,182Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Sprout Social
2.8618 of 5 stars
-23.6%$1.76B$355.22M-24.841,383Gap Down
High Trading Volume
0.9917 of 5 stars
-44.4%$1.75B$853M-12.352,647Gap Up

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This page (NYSE:DFIN) was last updated on 5/26/2024 by Staff

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