DST Systems Company Profile (NYSE:DST)

About DST Systems

DST Systems logoDST Systems, Inc. (DST) is a provider of technology-based information processing and servicing solutions. The Company offers its solutions through unified data management, business processing and customer communications solutions to clients within the asset management, brokerage, retirement and healthcare markets. It operates in three segments: Financial Services, Healthcare Services and Customer Communications. Through the Financial Services segment, DST provides investor and asset distribution services to companies within the financial services industry. The Healthcare Services segment provides medical and pharmacy benefit solutions to aid information processing, quality of care, cost management and payment integrity needs. Within its Customer Communications segment, it offers integrated print, mail and electronic solutions. The Investments and Other segment constitutes of DST's investments in equity securities, private equity investments, real estate and other financial interests.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Business Software & Services
  • Sub-Industry: Data Processing & Outsourced Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: DST
  • CUSIP: 23332610
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $118.91
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $120.84
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $117.91
  • 52-Week Range: $32,618,000.00 - $97.32
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.28
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.28
  • P/E Growth: 2.13
  • Market Cap: $3.88B
  • Outstanding Shares: 32,618,000
  • Beta: 1.24
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 9.90%
  • Return on Equity: 21.20%
  • Return on Assets: 8.04%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.59%
  • Current Ratio: 1.11%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.11%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for DST Systems (NYSE:DST) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $130.00 (9.33% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for DST Systems (NYSE:DST)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/27/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$132.00View Rating Details
6/15/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/27/2015Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperform -> Neutral$106.00 -> $126.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for DST Systems (NYSE:DST)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/20/2016        
7/21/2016Q216$1.50$1.58$545.57 million$526.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q116$1.48$1.61$717.34 million$745.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$1.62$1.67$714.11 million$723.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$1.42$1.49$683.41 million$502.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$1.41$1.39$665.74 million$500.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$1.29$1.40$683.74 million$702.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$1.70$1.73$692.50 million$516.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$1.33$1.54$565.04 million$510.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$1.19$1.20$600.70 million$509.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$1.12$1.12$502.15 million$505.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q413$1.28$1.34$497.20 million$497.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$1.12$1.21$478.08 million$480.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$1.05$1.04$475.63 million$485.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$1.08$0.99$477.03 million$489.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q4 2012$1.01$1.19$471.85 million$487.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2012Q312$0.93$0.96$472.38 million$464.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$0.97$0.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$1.04$1.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2012$0.96$1.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$1.01$0.90ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2011$1.03$1.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2011$1.03$1.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for DST Systems (NYSE:DST)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.67 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.88 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$1.48$1.48$1.48
Q2 20161$1.52$1.52$1.52
Q3 20161$1.43$1.43$1.43
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for DST Systems (NYSE:DST)
Annual Dividend:$1.32
Dividend Yield:1.11%
Dividend Growth:14.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:18.08% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
23.28% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
19.19% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for DST Systems (NYSE:DST)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/26/2016quarterly$0.331.06%8/24/20168/26/20169/15/2016
5/10/2016quarterly$0.331.09%5/25/20165/27/20166/15/2016
1/28/2016quarterly$0.031.14%2/29/20163/2/20163/15/2016
10/30/2015quarterly$0.300.96%11/23/201511/25/201512/11/2015
7/29/2015quarterly$0.301.13%8/26/20158/28/20159/11/2015
5/12/2015quarterly$0.301.02%5/27/20155/29/20156/12/2015
1/30/2015quarterly$0.301.24%2/25/20152/27/20153/13/2015
10/24/2014quarterly$0.301.34%11/24/201411/26/201412/12/2014
7/30/2014quarterly$0.301.33%8/27/20148/29/20149/12/2014
5/13/2014quarterly$0.301.33%5/28/20145/30/20146/13/2014
1/30/2014quarterly$0.301.29%2/26/20142/28/20143/14/2014
10/31/2013quarterly$0.301.41%11/14/201311/18/201312/13/2013
7/30/2013quarterly$0.301.71%8/19/20138/21/20139/13/2013
5/14/2013quarterly$0.301.72%5/24/20135/29/20136/14/2013
2/1/2013quarterly$0.301.8%2/14/20132/19/20133/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for DST Systems (NYSE:DST)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.83%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.46%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/1/2016Gregg Wm GivensCFOSell10,000$121.52$1,215,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016Lowell L BryanDirectorBuy164$121.22$19,880.08View SEC Filing  
8/24/2016Vercie L LarkInsiderSell15,210$120.34$1,830,371.40View SEC Filing  
8/3/2016Gregg Wm GivensCFOSell534$121.41$64,832.94View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Lowell L BryanDirectorBuy160$124.13$19,860.80View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Lowell L BryanDirectorBuy171$116.52$19,924.92View SEC Filing  
6/15/2016Mike AbbaeiEVPSell7,000$117.27$820,890.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Lowell L BryanDirectorBuy165$120.74$19,922.10View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Lowell L BryanDirectorBuy165$120.83$19,936.95View SEC Filing  
4/22/2016Jonathan J BoehmVPSell2,000$120.00$240,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/7/2016Jonathan J BoehmVPSell2,000$115.00$230,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016Lowell L BryanDirectorBuy178$111.73$19,887.94View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Gregg Wm GivensCFOSell4,286$106.85$457,959.10View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Stephen C HooleyCEOSell24,517$106.99$2,623,073.83View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Lowell L BryanDirectorBuy186$107.15$19,929.90View SEC Filing  
2/11/2016Lynn Dorsey BleilDirectorBuy1,500$99.50$149,250.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2016Charles E HaldemanDirectorBuy5,000$103.38$516,900.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015Stephen C. HooleyCEOSell17,600$122.59$2,157,584.00View SEC Filing  
10/22/2015Stephen C. HooleyCEOSell24,508$117.91$2,889,738.28View SEC Filing  
10/20/2015Stephen C. HooleyCEOSell1,000$115.01$115,010.00View SEC Filing  
10/19/2015Stephen C. HooleyCEOSell9,692$115.02$1,114,773.84View SEC Filing  
8/31/2015Charles E HaldemanDirectorBuy2,000$102.69$205,380.00View SEC Filing  
7/23/2015Steven J TowleCEOSell2,635$109.56$288,690.60View SEC Filing  
7/21/2015John William MercerDirectorBuy100,000$0.09$9,000.00
7/20/2015John William MercerDirectorBuy1,500$0.10$150.00
7/17/2015John William MercerDirectorBuy52,000$0.10$5,200.00
7/16/2015John William MercerDirectorBuy50,000$0.10$5,000.00
7/10/2015John William MercerDirectorBuy46,500$0.10$4,650.00
7/10/2015Steven J TowleCEOSell1,765$130.00$229,450.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2015Pierre GauthierDirectorSell100,000$0.09$8,500.00
6/19/2015Steven J TowleCEOSell2,200$125.00$275,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2015Stephen C HooleyCEOSell17,600$118.52$2,085,952.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015John William MercerDirectorBuy100,000$0.07$7,000.00
4/24/2015Steven J TowleCEOSell24,394$118.25$2,884,590.50View SEC Filing  
12/5/2014Steven J TowleCEOSell15,000$98.08$1,471,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2014Mike AbbaeiEVPSell7,087$98.75$699,841.25View SEC Filing  
9/4/2014Travis E ReedDirectorSell2,000$92.00$184,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Jonathan BoehmVPSell53,113$91.21$4,844,436.73View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Robert TrittEVPSell5,000$91.36$456,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2014Robert TrittEVPSell7,087$89.04$631,026.48View SEC Filing  
11/11/2013Steven TowleCEOSell31,026$86.58$2,686,231.08View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013Travis ReedDirectorSell1,000$85.87$85,870.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2013Robert TrittEVPSell10,000$72.47$724,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Travis ReedDirectorSell5,664$73.49$416,247.36View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Kenneth HagerVPSell10,000$72.30$723,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2013Kenneth HagerVPSell70,000$72.06$5,044,200.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Randall D YoungVPSell10,000$70.01$700,100.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Robert L TrittEVPSell16,026$69.85$1,119,416.10View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Jonathan J BoehmVPSell10,000$72.00$720,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for DST Systems (NYSE:DST)
DateHeadline
stocksdaily.net logoDST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) Had $89.6 In Cash And Short-Term Investments - Stocks Daily (NYSE:DST)
www.stocksdaily.net - September 21 at 8:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNed Burke of ALPS Wins 2016 NOVA "Strategic Leadership" Award (NYSE:DST)
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 8:59 AM
News IconAnalysts Take Aim At This Stock's Earnings Estimates: DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:DST)
friscofastball.com - September 20 at 8:26 AM
publicnow.com logoDST and IFDS Launch a General Data Protection Regulation Checklist (NYSE:DST)
www.publicnow.com - September 20 at 8:26 AM
News IconLowell L. Bryan invests in 165 by purchasing DST Systems, Inc. (DST) Stock shares - DailyQuint (NYSE:DST)
dailyquint.com - September 19 at 3:34 PM
News IconSell-side is Weighing in on DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) Earnings & Targets - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:DST)
friscofastball.com - September 19 at 3:34 PM
investornewswire.com logoCan DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) Hit $145? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:DST)
www.investornewswire.com - September 16 at 8:26 AM
publicnow.com logoDST Kasina Releases Report About the Future of Robo Advisory (NYSE:DST)
www.publicnow.com - September 15 at 5:04 PM
News IconStock Perspective: DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) Company Earnings Watch - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:DST)
friscofastball.com - September 14 at 4:48 PM
News IconAnalyst Consensus Estimates & Projections are in For Shares of DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:DST)
friscofastball.com - September 14 at 8:52 AM
stocksdaily.net logoDST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) Held $89.6 In Cash And Short-Term Investments - Stocks Daily (NYSE:DST)
www.stocksdaily.net - September 14 at 8:52 AM
capitalcube.com logoDST Systems, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:DST) : September 13, 2016 (NYSE:DST)
www.capitalcube.com - September 14 at 8:52 AM
News IconAnalysts Place DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) Under the Lens of the Microscope - Post News (NYSE:DST)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 13 at 9:33 AM
capitalcube.com logoDST Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DST-US : September 12, 2016 (NYSE:DST)
www.capitalcube.com - September 12 at 9:37 AM
News IconDST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST): What is the Sell-side Making of this ... - Post News (NYSE:DST)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 9 at 9:30 AM
News IconThe Sell-side Consensus is in on DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST); Earnings & Target Updates - National Daily Press (NYSE:DST)
www.nationaldailypress.com - September 9 at 9:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLatest Boston Financial Survey Indicates Continual Progress By Fund Companies In The Implementation Of Intermediary Oversight Programs (NYSE:DST)
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 4:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDundee Sustainable Technologies Advances Toward Commercialization of its Arsenic Stabilization Technology (NYSE:DST)
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 4:49 PM
fidaily.com logoInsiders Selling, Short Interest Growing DST Systems, Inc. Common Stock (NYSE:DST) (NYSE:DST)
www.fidaily.com - September 6 at 4:37 PM
capitalcube.com logoDST Systems, Inc. : DST-US: Dividend Analysis : August 26th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : September 2, 2016 (NYSE:DST)
www.capitalcube.com - September 2 at 4:38 PM
News IconStock Up Over the Past Five Trading Days: DST Systems Inc. (NYSE:DST) - Post News (NYSE:DST)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 30 at 12:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSAP Reveals Plans to Foray into China with SAP Ariba (NYSE:DST)
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 9:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAsset Manager Revenue And Operating Margins Recover Solidly In Second Quarter (NYSE:DST)
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 9:38 AM
News IconHiring SQL/ SSRS Developers’ @ DST Worldwide Services, Hyderabad (NYSE:DST)
www.siasat.com - August 23 at 9:49 PM
News IconShares Showing Gains in the Last Five Trading Sessions: DST Systems Inc. (NYSE:DST) - Post News (NYSE:DST)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 23 at 8:57 AM
nasdaq.com logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Open Text and DST Systems - Nasdaq (NYSE:DST)
www.nasdaq.com - August 22 at 4:47 PM
News IconShare Valuation Review for DST Systems Inc. (NYSE:DST) - Post News (NYSE:DST)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 20 at 8:08 AM
realistinvestor.com logoAnalysts See DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) Reporting EPS Of $1.84 - RealistInvestor.com (NYSE:DST)
www.realistinvestor.com - August 18 at 10:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDST Systems (DST) Down to Strong Sell: Time to Offload? (NYSE:DST)
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 4:44 PM
thestreet.com logoAnalyst Favorites With Strong Buyback Activity: DST Systems Ranks As a Top Pick (NYSE:DST)
www.thestreet.com - August 15 at 4:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDundee Sustainable Technologies Inc.: Appointment of Interim President and Chief Executive Officer (NYSE:DST)
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 4:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDST SYSTEMS INC Financials (NYSE:DST)
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 4:51 PM
News IconHack of former DST business exposes Blue Cross Blue Shield member info (NYSE:DST)
www.databreaches.net - August 10 at 4:54 PM
fidaily.com logoNationwide Fund Advisors Marginally Raises Its Position in DST Systems, Inc. Common Stock (DST) Stock Last Quarter - Finance Daily (NYSE:DST)
www.fidaily.com - August 9 at 8:55 PM
stocksdaily.net logoDST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) Cash and Short – Term Investments Is Reported At $89.6 Millions - Stocks Daily (NYSE:DST)
www.stocksdaily.net - August 9 at 3:21 PM
globenewswire.com logoBroadridge Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Results (NYSE:DST)
globenewswire.com - August 9 at 8:14 AM
bizjournals.com logoData breach at Albany company hits local insurers (NYSE:DST)
www.bizjournals.com - August 8 at 10:03 PM
News IconNewkirk medical records breach impacts 3.3M, Blue Cross Blue Shield customers affected (NYSE:DST)
www.scmagazine.com - August 8 at 10:03 PM
News IconHundreds of thousands of Blue KC cardholders affected by data breach (NYSE:DST)
www.kansascity.com - August 6 at 5:03 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoDST SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:DST)
biz.yahoo.com - August 6 at 8:37 AM
News IconCyberattack Snares Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Kansas City (NYSE:DST)
kcur.org - August 5 at 9:57 PM
prnewswire.com logoNewkirk Products, Inc. Provides Notice Of Data Breach (NYSE:DST)
www.prnewswire.com - August 5 at 4:45 PM
bizjournals.com logoNew apartments wrap up 30 years of Union Hill redevelopment [PHOTOS] (NYSE:DST)
www.bizjournals.com - August 4 at 4:56 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 DST SYSTEMS INC For: Jul 15 Filed by: YOUNG RANDALL D - StreetInsider.com (NYSE:DST)
www.streetinsider.com - August 2 at 9:29 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDST Streamlines Retirement Plan Enrollment (NYSE:DST)
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 9:29 AM
equities.com logoDST Systems Inc. (DST) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for July 28 - Equities.com (NYSE:DST)
www.equities.com - July 30 at 4:20 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to DST Systems, Inc. : July 29, 2016 (NYSE:DST)
www.capitalcube.com - July 29 at 1:26 PM
fidaily.com logoWith Shares Trading up at $124.75 DST Systems, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend - Finance Daily (NYSE:DST)
www.fidaily.com - July 26 at 10:47 PM
prnewswire.com logoDST Systems, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend - PR Newswire - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:DST)
www.prnewswire.com - July 26 at 10:47 PM
publicnow.com logoDST SYSTEMS, INC. DECLARES CASH DIVIDEND (NYSE:DST)
www.publicnow.com - July 26 at 5:08 PM

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