About DST Systems (NYSE:DST)
DST Systems, Inc. provides technology-based information processing and servicing solutions in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and internationally. It operates through Domestic Financial Services, International Financial Services, and Healthcare Services segments. The Domestic Financial Services segment provides investor, investment, advisor/intermediary, and asset distribution services to companies in the financial services industry to support direct and intermediary sales of mutual funds, alternative investments, securities brokerage accounts, and retirement plans. Its services include transaction processing; account opening and maintenance; reconciliation of trades, positions, and cash; corporate actions; regulatory reporting and compliance functions; and tax reporting. The International Financial Services segment offers investor and policyholder administration and technology services on a remote processing and business process outsourcing basis to mutual fund managers, insurers, and platform providers, as well as provides solutions related to participant accounting and recordkeeping for clients in the wealth management and retirement savings industries/markets. Its Healthcare Services segment offers software applications to provide healthcare organizations with pharmacy, healthcare administration, and health outcomes optimization solutions for information processing, quality of care, cost management, and payment integrity needs; and healthcare solutions, including claims adjudication, benefit management, care management, business intelligence, and other ancillary services. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Data processing & preparation
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
SectorComputer and Technology
Trailing P/E Ratio25.00
Forward P/E Ratio20.34
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$2.22 billion
Price / Sales2.25
Cash Flow$5.6673 per share
Price / Cash14.82
Book Value$20.94 per share
Price / Book4.01
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.36
Net Income$451.50 million
Return on Equity16.90%
Return on Assets6.96%
DST Systems (NYSE:DST) Frequently Asked Questions
What is DST Systems' stock symbol?
DST Systems trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DST."
How often does DST Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for DST Systems?
DST Systems announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 27th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, December 8th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 21st. View DST Systems' Dividend History.
When did DST Systems' stock split? How did DST Systems' stock split work?
Shares of DST Systems split before market open on Friday, June 9th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Tuesday, May 9th 2017. The newly issued shares were distributed to shareholders after the market closes on Thursday, June 8th 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of DST Systems stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.
How will DST Systems' stock buyback program work?
DST Systems declared that its board has approved a share buyback plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $300,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy up to 7.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.
How were DST Systems' earnings last quarter?
DST Systems (NYSE:DST) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, January, 29th. The technology company reported $1.11 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.27. The technology company had revenue of $552.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $538.38 million. DST Systems had a return on equity of 16.90% and a net margin of 20.35%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 47.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.83 EPS. View DST Systems' Earnings History.
When is DST Systems' next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for DST?
4 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for DST Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $72.00. On average, they anticipate DST Systems' share price to reach $68.3333 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for DST Systems.
Are investors shorting DST Systems?
DST Systems saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,972,190 shares, an increase of 82.4% from the February 28th total of 1,081,350 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 667,396 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.0 days. Approximately 3.4% of the company's shares are short sold.
Who are some of DST Systems' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to DST Systems include Proofpoint (PFPT), YY (YY), RingCentral (RNG), Zendesk (ZEN), Pegasystems (PEGA), PagSeguro (PAGS), CoreLogic (CLGX), CarGurus (CARG), Bilibili (BILI), Zynga (ZNGA), Trivago (TRVG), Fang (SFUN), Longfin (LFIN), Acxiom (ACXM) and Classified Ventures (CARS).
Who are DST Systems' key executives?
DST Systems' management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Stephen C. Hooley, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 54)
- Mr. Gregg William Givens, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 56)
- Mr. Jonathan J. Boehm, Exec. VP & Head of Healthcare Bus. (Age 57)
- Mr. Vercie L. Lark, Exec. VP & Head of Financial Services Bus.es (Age 55)
- Mr. Edmund Joseph Burke, Exec. VP (Age 57)
Has DST Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media headlines about DST stock have trended somewhat negative this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. DST Systems earned a coverage optimism score of -0.06 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the technology company an impact score of 44.77 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.
How do I buy shares of DST Systems?
Shares of DST can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is DST Systems' stock price today?
One share of DST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $83.99.
How big of a company is DST Systems?
DST Systems has a market capitalization of $4.98 billion and generates $2.22 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $451.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.36 on an earnings per share basis. DST Systems employs 14,200 workers across the globe.
How can I contact DST Systems?
DST Systems' mailing address is 333 WEST 11TH STREET 5TH FL, KANSAS CITY MO, 64105. The technology company can be reached via phone at 816-435-1000 or via email at [email protected]
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DST Systems (NYSE:DST) Dividend Information
DST Systems pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share, with a dividend yield of 0.86%. DST's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Friday, December 8. The company has grown its dividend for the last 2 consecutive years and is increasing its dividend by an average of 14.30% each year. DST Systems pays out 21.43% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Most Recent Dividend:||12/8/2017|
|Dividend Growth:||14.30% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||21.43% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
17.43% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
15.45% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
|Track Record:||2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth|
DST Systems (NYSE:DST) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
DST Systems (NYSE DST) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.82%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 85.68%
DST Systems (NYSE DST) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|3/12/2018||Vercie L Lark||Insider||Sell||45,400||$83.57||$3,794,078.00||77,702|| |
|3/9/2018||Vercie L Lark||Insider||Sell||5,400||$83.64||$451,656.00||77,702|| |
|3/1/2018||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||240||$83.18||$19,963.20||49,394|| |
|2/1/2018||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||239||$83.33||$19,915.87||49,154|| |
|1/8/2018||Jonathan J Boehm||VP||Sell||20,000||$64.50||$1,290,000.00||75,518|| |
|1/2/2018||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||319||$62.55||$19,953.45|| |
|12/1/2017||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||319||$62.54||$19,950.26||48,596|| |
|11/1/2017||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||338||$58.90||$19,908.20||48,277|| |
|10/2/2017||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||363||$54.92||$19,935.96||47,939|| |
|9/1/2017||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||387||$51.57||$19,957.59||47,576|| |
|8/1/2017||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||362||$55.05||$19,928.10||47,189|| |
|7/14/2017||Gregg Wm Givens||CFO||Sell||20,000||$61.36||$1,227,200.00||55,871|| |
|7/3/2017||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||321||$62.09||$19,930.89||46,827|| |
|6/15/2017||Gregg Wm Givens||CFO||Sell||20,000||$60.30||$1,206,000.00||75,871|| |
|6/1/2017||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||164||$121.41||$19,911.24||23,253|| |
|5/16/2017||Gregg Wm Givens||CFO||Sell||10,000||$122.12||$1,221,200.00||47,915|| |
|5/9/2017||Jonathan J Boehm||VP||Sell||5,000||$125.00||$625,000.00||47,692|| |
|5/1/2017||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||162||$122.94||$19,916.28||21,969|| |
|4/20/2017||Stephen C Hooley||CEO||Sell||10,000||$125.23||$1,252,300.00||64,703|| |
|4/3/2017||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||163||$122.15||$19,910.45||21,807|| |
|3/15/2017||Stephen C Hooley||CEO||Sell||17,920||$117.66||$2,108,467.20||71,925|| |
|3/1/2017||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||166||$120.10||$19,936.60||21,644|| |
|2/1/2017||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||173||$115.32||$19,950.36||21,478|| |
|1/3/2017||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||184||$108.25||$19,918.00||21,305|| |
|12/1/2016||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||194||$102.92||$19,966.48||21,121|| |
|11/1/2016||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||206||$96.66||$19,911.96||20,927|| |
|10/3/2016||Gregg Wm Givens||CFO||Sell||10,000||$117.38||$1,173,800.00||53,404|| |
|10/3/2016||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||169||$117.69||$19,889.61||20,721|| |
|9/1/2016||Gregg Wm Givens||CFO||Sell||10,000||$121.52||$1,215,200.00||63,385|| |
|9/1/2016||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||164||$121.22||$19,880.08||20,552|| |
|8/24/2016||Vercie L Lark||Insider||Sell||15,210||$120.34||$1,830,371.40||29,600|| |
|8/3/2016||Gregg Wm Givens||CFO||Sell||534||$121.41||$64,832.94||73,385|| |
|8/1/2016||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||160||$124.13||$19,860.80||20,388|| |
|7/1/2016||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||171||$116.52||$19,924.92||20,217|| |
|6/15/2016||Mike Abbaei||EVP||Sell||7,000||$117.27||$820,890.00||19,433|| |
|6/1/2016||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||165||$120.74||$19,922.10||20,057|| |
|5/2/2016||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||165||$120.83||$19,936.95||18,734|| |
|4/22/2016||Jonathan J Boehm||VP||Sell||2,000||$120.00||$240,000.00||51,376|| |
|4/7/2016||Jonathan J Boehm||VP||Sell||2,000||$115.00||$230,000.00||53,376|| |
|4/1/2016||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||178||$111.73||$19,887.94||18,569|| |
|3/16/2016||Gregg Wm Givens||CFO||Sell||4,286||$106.85||$457,959.10||78,699|| |
|3/16/2016||Stephen C Hooley||CEO||Sell||24,517||$106.99||$2,623,073.83||88,016|| |
|3/1/2016||Lowell L Bryan||Director||Buy||186||$107.15||$19,929.90||18,391|| |
|2/11/2016||Lynn Dorsey Bleil||Director||Buy||1,500||$99.50||$149,250.00||4,158|| |
|2/4/2016||Charles E Haldeman||Director||Buy||5,000||$103.38||$516,900.00||10,688|| |
|12/1/2015||Stephen C. Hooley||CEO||Sell||17,600||$122.59||$2,157,584.00||65,215|| |
|10/22/2015||Stephen C. Hooley||CEO||Sell||24,508||$117.91||$2,889,738.28||65,215|| |
|10/20/2015||Stephen C. Hooley||CEO||Sell||1,000||$115.01||$115,010.00||65,215|| |
|10/19/2015||Stephen C. Hooley||CEO||Sell||9,692||$115.02||$1,114,773.84||65,215|| |
|8/31/2015||Charles E Haldeman||Director||Buy||2,000||$102.69||$205,380.00||5,688|| |
|7/23/2015||Steven J Towle||CEO||Sell||2,635||$109.56||$288,690.60|| |
|7/21/2015||John William Mercer||Director||Buy||100,000||$0.09||$9,000.00|
|7/20/2015||John William Mercer||Director||Buy||1,500||$0.10||$150.00|
|7/17/2015||John William Mercer||Director||Buy||52,000||$0.10||$5,200.00|
|7/16/2015||John William Mercer||Director||Buy||50,000||$0.10||$5,000.00|
|7/10/2015||John William Mercer||Director||Buy||46,500||$0.10||$4,650.00|
|7/10/2015||Steven J Towle||CEO||Sell||1,765||$130.00||$229,450.00|| |
|6/19/2015||Steven J Towle||CEO||Sell||2,200||$125.00||$275,000.00|| |
|6/1/2015||Stephen C Hooley||CEO||Sell||17,600||$118.52||$2,085,952.00|| |
|5/22/2015||John William Mercer||Director||Buy||100,000||$0.07||$7,000.00|
|4/24/2015||Steven J Towle||CEO||Sell||24,394||$118.25||$2,884,590.50|| |
|12/5/2014||Steven J Towle||CEO||Sell||15,000||$98.08||$1,471,200.00|| |
|12/3/2014||Mike Abbaei||EVP||Sell||7,087||$98.75||$699,841.25|| |
|9/4/2014||Travis E Reed||Director||Sell||2,000||$92.00||$184,000.00|| |
|2/11/2014||Jonathan Boehm||VP||Sell||53,113||$91.21||$4,844,436.73||42,537|| |
|2/11/2014||Robert Tritt||EVP||Sell||5,000||$91.36||$456,800.00||4,898|| |
|2/6/2014||Robert Tritt||EVP||Sell||7,087||$89.04||$631,026.48||9,898|| |
|11/11/2013||Steven Towle||CEO||Sell||31,026||$86.58||$2,686,231.08||39,653|| |
|11/6/2013||Travis Reed||Director||Sell||1,000||$85.87||$85,870.00||4,563|| |
|8/27/2013||Robert Tritt||EVP||Sell||10,000||$72.47||$724,700.00||10,383|| |
|8/12/2013||Travis Reed||Director||Sell||5,664||$73.49||$416,247.36||5,563|| |
|8/6/2013||Kenneth Hager||VP||Sell||10,000||$72.30||$723,000.00||65,262|| |
|8/2/2013||Kenneth Hager||VP||Sell||70,000||$72.06||$5,044,200.00||65,262|| |
|7/31/2013||Randall D Young||VP||Sell||10,000||$70.01||$700,100.00|| |
|7/31/2013||Robert L Tritt||EVP||Sell||16,026||$69.85||$1,119,416.10|| |
|5/21/2013||Jonathan J Boehm||VP||Sell||10,000||$72.00||$720,000.00|| |
DST Systems (NYSE DST) News Headlines
|Dundee Sustainable Technologies Inc. Announces Grant of Options|
finance.yahoo.com - April 23 at 5:25 PM
|Form 4 DST SYSTEMS INC For: Apr 16 Filed by: GIVENS GREGG WM|
www.streetinsider.com - April 19 at 8:05 AM
|Half Of Professional Buyers Say They Are Not Well Served By Asset Management Firms, DST Research Finds|
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 8:05 AM
|DST Systems (DST) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 2:11 AM
|Dundee Sustainable Technologies announces a Letter of Intent for the sale of a license for the Snow Lake tailings|
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 6:13 PM
|DST employees indicted for embezzling proceeds from data center renovation|
www.bizjournals.com - April 16 at 5:44 PM
|SS&C Completes Acquisition of DST|
finance.yahoo.com - April 16 at 5:44 PM
|Five Below Set to Join S&P MidCap 400; ProPetro Holding to Join S&P SmallCap 600|
finance.yahoo.com - April 16 at 5:44 PM
|DST Systems (DST) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 1:44 AM
|DST Systems (DST) Cut to "Sell" at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 1:48 PM
|DST Systems (DST) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 8:37 AM
|BRIEF-DST Systems Says Entered Separation Agreement With CEO Gregg Givens|
www.reuters.com - April 13 at 5:49 PM
|$534.70 Million in Sales Expected for DST Systems, Inc. (DST) This Quarter|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 3:51 AM
|Zacks: Analysts Anticipate DST Systems, Inc. (DST) to Announce $0.89 Earnings Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 9:27 AM
|DST Systems (DST) Price Target Increased to $61.00 by Analysts at Morgan Stanley|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 12:11 PM
|SS&C European Holdings S.a.r.l. -- Moody's changes SS&C's outlook to stable; affirms Ba3 CFR|
finance.yahoo.com - April 4 at 4:30 PM
|DST-SS&C Merger to Close Early, Gets Shareholders' Approval|
www.zacks.com - April 2 at 5:42 PM
|DST-SS&C Merger to Close Early, Gets Shareholders' Approval|
finance.yahoo.com - April 2 at 5:42 PM
|DST Systems (DST) Cut to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 12:58 PM
|DST Systems, Inc. (DST) Short Interest Up 82.4% in March|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 1:24 AM
|DST Systems (DST) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 12:06 PM
|BRIEF-DST Systems Shareholders Approve Merger With SS&C|
www.reuters.com - March 28 at 5:35 PM
|DST Systems, Inc. Shareholders Approve Merger With SS&C|
finance.yahoo.com - March 28 at 5:35 PM
|DST Systems (DST) Downgraded to "Neutral" at Robert W. Baird|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 6:16 PM
|BRIEF-Dst Systems Announces Extension Of Consent Solicitation|
www.reuters.com - March 24 at 5:30 PM
|DST Systems, Inc. (DST) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 1:36 AM
|Dundee Sustainable Technologies Initiates Metallurgical Testing with First Cobalt|
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 5:31 PM
|DST Research Finds Strong But Volatile Markets Cannot Mask Daunting Disruptions In The Asset And Wealth Management Industry|
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 8:05 AM
|DST Ranked As A "Strong Performer" In Cloud-based Dynamic Case Management Report By Independent Research Firm|
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 8:05 AM
|Vercie L. Lark Sells 5,400 Shares of DST Systems, Inc. (DST) Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 13 at 7:54 PM
|Vercie L. Lark Sells 45,400 Shares of DST Systems, Inc. (DST) Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 13 at 7:17 PM
|Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against DST Systems, Inc.|
finance.yahoo.com - March 13 at 8:00 AM
|DST Systems, Inc. Announces Consent Solicitation, Solicitation Of Approvals Of The Termination Agreement And Tender Offer|
www.prnewswire.com - March 9 at 5:14 PM
|Autodesk (ADSK) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 14.9%|
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 7:04 PM
|Form 4 DST SYSTEMS INC For: Mar 01 Filed by: Bryan Lowell L|
www.streetinsider.com - March 8 at 8:00 AM
|DST Systems, Inc. (DST) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.89 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 8 at 5:52 AM
|WINTON GROUP Ltd Has $5.69 Million Position in DST Systems, Inc. (DST)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 4:10 PM
|UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Decreases Position in DST Systems, Inc. (DST)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 1:56 PM
|DST Systems, Inc. (DST) Director Lowell L. Bryan Buys 240 Shares|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 12:38 PM
|12th Street Asset Management Company LLC Sells 2,874 Shares of DST Systems, Inc. (DST)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 4:06 AM
|What Wall Street Can Learn From Yellow Taxis And Uber|
www.forbes.com - March 4 at 8:51 AM
|Rhumbline Advisers Increases Stake in DST Systems, Inc. (DST)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 8:48 AM
|Allianz Asset Management GmbH Lowers Holdings in DST Systems, Inc. (DST)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 4:18 AM
|DST Systems, Inc. (DST) Holdings Raised by Teacher Retirement System of Texas|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 5:36 PM
|DST Systems, Inc. (DST) Stake Increased by Burney Co.|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 5:28 AM
|Brant Point Investment Management LLC Takes Position in DST Systems, Inc. (DST)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 5:18 AM
|Bank of New York Mellon Corp Decreases Stake in DST Systems, Inc. (DST)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 4:52 AM
|Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership Purchases 123,194 Shares of DST Systems, Inc. (DST)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 4:41 AM
|American International Group Inc. Has $7.74 Million Stake in DST Systems, Inc. (DST)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 4:30 AM
|DST Systems, Inc. (DST) Stake Lowered by London Co. of Virginia|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 2:48 PM
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DST Systems (NYSE:DST) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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