November 30, 2016 - By Clifton Ray · 0 Comments
Deluxe Corp (NYSE:DLX) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.8 in Q2 2016. Its down -0.34, from 1.14 in 2016Q1. The ratio has dropped, as 149 active investment managers started new or increased positions, while 131 sold and reduced their stock positions in Deluxe Corp. The active investment managers in our partner’s database reported: 43.29 million shares, down from 43.87 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Deluxe Corp in their top 10 positions was flat from 6 to 6 for the same number . Sold All: 24 Reduced: 107 Increased: 108 New Position: 41.
Deluxe Corporation provides payment solutions. The company has a market cap of $3.30 billion. The Firm operates in three divisions: Small Business Services segment, Financial Services segment and Direct Checks segment. It has a 14.43 P/E ratio. The Company’s Small Business Services segment offers services for marketing needs of small businesses, including Web design, hosting and other Web services; search engine optimization; marketing services, including e-mail, mobile, social media and other self-service marketing solutions; digital printing services, and logo design.
The stock decreased 0.84% or $0.58 during the last trading session, hitting $68.63. Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX) has risen 9.58% since April 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.35% the S&P500.
Analysts await Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX) to report earnings on January, 26. They expect $1.34 EPS, up 6.35% or $0.08 from last year’s $1.26 per share. DLX’s profit will be $64.43 million for 12.80 P/E if the $1.34 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.22 actual EPS reported by Deluxe Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.84% EPS growth.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Deluxe Corporation, through its industry-leading businesses and brands, helps financial institutions and small businesses better manage, promote, and grow their businesses. The Company uses direct marketing, distributors, and a North American sales force to provide a wide range of customized products and services: personalized printed items checks, forms, business cards, stationery, greeting cards, labels, and retail/packaging supplies, promotional products and merchandising materials, fraud prevention services, and customer retention programs. The Company also sells personalized checks and accessories directly to consumers.”
Rk Capital Management Llc holds 4.05% of its portfolio in Deluxe Corporation for 342,382 shares. Solaris Asset Management Llc owns 65,520 shares or 3.14% of their US portfolio. Moreover, New Amsterdam Partners Llc Ny has 2.71% invested in the company for 167,937 shares. The California-based Sfe Investment Counsel has invested 2.41% in the stock. Monarch Partners Asset Management Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 351,118 shares.#img1#
Insider Transactions: Since January 1, 0001, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $3.17 million net activity.
Deluxe Corporation, incorporated on March 4, 1920, provides payment solutions. The Firm provides a suite of customer life cycle management solutions to its clients across multiple channels. The Firm operates in three divisions: Small Business Services segment, Financial Services segment and Direct Checks segment. The Firm through printed and electronic marketing, a direct sales force, financial institution and telecommunication client referrals, search results from online search engines and independent distributors and dealers, promotes and sells a range of services and products. The Company’s product and service offerings consist of checks, forms and accessories and other products. The forms offered by the Company include deposit tickets and check registers. The Company’s accessories and other products include checkbook covers and stamps.
More notable recent Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX) news were published by: Moodys.com which released: “Moody’s says it will withdraw Deluxe Corporation’s ratings upon repayment of …” on October 14, 2016, also Startribune.com with their article: “Deluxe Corp. launches web series to highlight its evolution to a small …” published on October 02, 2016, Businesswire.com published: “Deluxe Corporation and Robert Herjavec Go “Behind the Business” to Tackle …” on March 23, 2016. More interesting news about Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Deluxe Corporation Debuts Small Business Revolution on Main Street Web Series …” published on September 27, 2016 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Deluxe Corporation Appoints Ed Merritt Interim Chief Financial Officer” with publication date: August 29, 2016.
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By Clifton Ray