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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 27th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 22nd will be given 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 of this dividend is Tuesday, November 21st. View DST Systems' Dividend History.
When did DST Systems' stock split? How did DST Systems' stock split work?
DST Systems shares split on Friday, June 9th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Tuesday, May 9th 2017. The newly issued shares were issued to shareholders after the closing bell 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 of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $300,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 7.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.
How were DST Systems' earnings last quarter?
DST Systems (NYSE:DST) posted its earnings results on Thursday, July, 21st. The technology company reported $0.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.04. The technology company earned $526.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $545.57 million. DST Systems had a net margin of 20.35% and a return on equity of 16.90%. The company'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 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for DST Systems' shares. Their predictions range from $61.00 to $72.00. On average, they expect DST Systems' stock price to reach $68.3333 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for DST Systems.
Who are some of DST Systems' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to DST Systems include Verisk Analytics (VRSK), Autohome (ATHM), YY (YY), Proofpoint (PFPT), RingCentral (RNG), Zendesk (ZEN), Bilibili (BILI), Pegasystems (PEGA), Corelogic (CLGX), CarGurus (CARG), Zynga (ZNGA), PagSeguro Digital (PAGS), Smartsheet (SMAR), Acxiom (ACXM) and Five9 (FIVN).
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 coverage about DST stock has trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press 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 news sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the technology company an impact score of 46.10 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.
Who are DST Systems' major shareholders?
DST Systems' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.43%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.27%), Water Island Capital LLC (1.98%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.86%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.67%) and Paradice Investment Management LLC (1.64%). Company insiders that own DST Systems stock include Gregg Wm Givens, Jonathan J Boehm, Lowell L Bryan, Stephen C Hooley and Vercie L Lark. View Institutional Ownership Trends for DST Systems.
Which institutional investors are selling DST Systems stock?
DST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Prudential Financial Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Allianz Asset Management GmbH and Legal & General Group Plc. Company insiders that have sold DST Systems company stock in the last year include Gregg Wm Givens, Jonathan J Boehm and Vercie L Lark. View Insider Buying and Selling for DST Systems.
Which institutional investors are buying DST Systems stock?
DST stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Water Island Capital LLC, Gabelli Funds LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Glazer Capital LLC, GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC., Citigroup Inc. and Chicago Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for DST Systems.
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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