NYSE:DST - DST Systems Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$83.99 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 07:47 AM ET)
Previous Close$83.99
Today's Range$83.99 - $83.99
52-Week Range$50.22 - $84.48
Average Volume1.20 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.98 billion
P/E Ratio25.00
Dividend Yield0.86%
DST Systems logoDST 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Data processing & preparation
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.43
Current Ratio1.07
Quick Ratio1.07


Trailing P/E Ratio25.00
Forward P/E Ratio20.34
P/E Growth2.04

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
Net Margins20.35%
Return on Equity16.90%
Return on Assets6.96%


Outstanding Shares59,310,000
Market Cap$4,981.74

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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. Shareholders 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 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?

DST Systems's stock split on the morning of Friday, June 9th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Tuesday, May 9th 2017. The newly minted shares were issued 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 announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $300,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 7.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were DST Systems' earnings last quarter?

DST Systems (NYSE:DST) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 21st. The technology company reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.75 by $0.04. The technology company had revenue of $526.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $545.57 million. DST Systems had a net margin of 20.35% and a return on equity of 16.90%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.70 earnings per share. View DST Systems' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for DST?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for DST Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $72.00. On average, they expect DST Systems' stock price to reach $68.3333 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.6%. View Analyst Ratings for DST Systems.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for DST Systems?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for DST Systems in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Who are some of DST Systems' key competitors?

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?

News headlines about DST stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. DST Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the technology company an impact score of 46.60 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for DST Systems (NYSE DST)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  170 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  175 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  345
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about DST Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DST will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DST will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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