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Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Piotroski F-Score

: 7 (As of Today)
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Good Sign:

Piotroski F-Score is 7, indicates a very healthy situation.

The zones of discrimination were as such:

Good or high score = 7, 8, 9
Bad or low score = 0, 1, 2, 3

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings has an F-score of 7. It is a good or high score, which usually indicates a very healthy situation.

The historical rank and industry rank for Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Piotroski F-Score or its related term are showing as below:

DNB' s Piotroski F-Score Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4   Med: 6   Max: 7
Current: 7

During the past 5 years, the highest Piotroski F-Score of Dun & Bradstreet Holdings was 7. The lowest was 4. And the median was 6.


Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Piotroski F-Score Historical Data

The historical data trend for Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Piotroski F-Score can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Annual Data
Trend Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Piotroski F-Score
N/A N/A N/A 5.00 4.00

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Quarterly Data
Dec17 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Piotroski F-Score Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only N/A N/A 4.00 6.00 7.00

Competitive Comparison

For the Financial Data & Stock Exchanges subindustry, Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Piotroski F-Score, along with its competitors' market caps and Piotroski F-Score data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Piotroski F-Score Distribution

For the Capital Markets industry and Financial Services sector, Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Piotroski F-Score distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Piotroski F-Score falls into.


How is the Piotroski F-Score calculated?

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

This Year (Jun22) TTM:Last Year (Jun21) TTM:
Net Income was 16.6 + -11.6 + -31.3 + -1.8 = $-28 Mil.
Cash Flow from Operations was 108.7 + 102.5 + 138.8 + 77.7 = $428 Mil.
Revenue was 541.9 + 598.3 + 536 + 537.3 = $2,214 Mil.
Gross Profit was 541.9 + 598.3 + 359.3 + 355.7 = $1,855 Mil.
Average Total Assets from the begining of this year (Jun21)
to the end of this year (Jun22) was
(9860.4 + 9747.3 + 9997.2 + 9857.2 + 9696.6) / 5 = $9831.74 Mil.
Total Assets at the begining of this year (Jun21) was $9,860 Mil.
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $3,727 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $748 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $948 Mil.
Net Income was -16.3 + 1.8 + -25 + -51.7 = $-91 Mil.

Revenue was 444.4 + 479.9 + 504.5 + 520.9 = $1,950 Mil.
Gross Profit was 444.4 + 479.9 + 343.6 + 353.6 = $1,622 Mil.
Average Total Assets from the begining of last year (Jun20)
to the end of last year (Jun21) was
(8985.1 + 9185.4 + 9220.3 + 9924.9 + 9860.4) / 5 = $9435.22 Mil.
Total Assets at the begining of last year (Jun20) was $8,985 Mil.
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $3,613 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $624 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $973 Mil.

*Note: If the latest quarterly/semi-annual/annual total assets data is 0, then we will use previous quarterly/semi-annual/annual data for all the items in the balance sheet.

Profitability

Question 1. Return on Assets (ROA)

Net income before extraordinary items for the year divided by Total Assets at the beginning of the year.

Score 1 if positive, 0 if negative.

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's current Net Income (TTM) was -28. ==> Negative ==> Score 0.

Question 2. Cash Flow Return on Assets (CFROA)

Net cash flow from operating activities (operating cash flow) divided by Total Assets at the beginning of the year.

Score 1 if positive, 0 if negative.

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's current Cash Flow from Operations (TTM) was 428. ==> Positive ==> Score 1.

Question 3. Change in Return on Assets

Compare this year's return on assets (1) to last year's return on assets.

Score 1 if it's higher, 0 if it's lower.

ROA (This Year)=Net Income/Total Assets (Jun21)
=-28.1/9860.4
=-0.00284978

ROA (Last Year)=Net Income/Total Assets (Jun20)
=-91.2/8985.1
=-0.01015014

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's return on assets of this year was -0.00284978. Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's return on assets of last year was -0.01015014. ==> This year is higher. ==> Score 1.

Question 4. Quality of Earnings (Accrual)

Compare Cash flow return on assets (2) to return on assets (1)

Score 1 if CFROA > ROA, 0 if CFROA <= ROA.

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's current Net Income (TTM) was -28. Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's current Cash Flow from Operations (TTM) was 428. ==> 428 > -28 ==> CFROA > ROA ==> Score 1.

Funding

Question 5. Change in Gearing or Leverage

Compare this year's gearing (long-term debt divided by average total assets) to last year's gearing.

Score 0 if this year's gearing is higher, 1 otherwise.

Gearing (This Year: Jun22)=Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation/Average Total Assets from Jun21 to Jun22
=3726.9/9831.74
=0.3790682

Gearing (Last Year: Jun21)=Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation/Average Total Assets from Jun20 to Jun21
=3613.3/9435.22
=0.38295874

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's gearing of this year was 0.3790682. Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's gearing of last year was 0.38295874. ==> This year is lower or equal to last year. ==> Score 1.

Question 6. Change in Working Capital (Liquidity)

Compare this year's current ratio (current assets divided by current liabilities) to last year's current ratio.

Score 1 if this year's current ratio is higher, 0 if it's lower

Current Ratio (This Year: Jun22)=Total Current Assets/Total Current Liabilities
=748.1/948
=0.78913502

Current Ratio (Last Year: Jun21)=Total Current Assets/Total Current Liabilities
=624.2/972.9
=0.64158701

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's current ratio of this year was 0.78913502. Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's current ratio of last year was 0.64158701. ==> This year's current ratio is higher. ==> Score 1.

Question 7. Change in Shares in Issue

Compare the number of shares in issue this year, to the number in issue last year.

Score 0 if there is larger number of shares in issue this year, 1 otherwise.

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's number of shares in issue this year was 429.137. Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's number of shares in issue last year was 428.885. ==> There is larger number of shares in issue this year. ==> Score 0.

Efficiency

Question 8. Change in Gross Margin

Compare this year's gross margin (Gross Profit divided by sales) to last year's.

Score 1 if this year's gross margin is higher, 0 if it's lower.

Gross Margin (This Year: TTM)=Gross Profit/Revenue
=1855.2/2213.5
=0.83812966

Gross Margin (Last Year: TTM)=Gross Profit/Revenue
=1621.5/1949.7
=0.83166641

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's gross margin of this year was 0.83812966. Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's gross margin of last year was 0.83166641. ==> This year's gross margin is higher. ==> Score 1.

Question 9. Change in asset turnover

Compare this year's asset turnover (total sales for the year divided by total assets at the beginning of the year) to last year's asset turnover ratio.

Score 1 if this year's asset turnover ratio is higher, 0 if it's lower

Asset Turnover (This Year)=Revenue/Total Assets at the Beginning of This Year (Jun21)
=2213.5/9860.4
=0.22448379

Asset Turnover (Last Year)=Revenue/Total Assets at the Beginning of Last Year (Jun20)
=1949.7/8985.1
=0.21699258

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's asset turnover of this year was 0.22448379. Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's asset turnover of last year was 0.21699258. ==> This year's asset turnover is higher. ==> Score 1.

Evaluation

Piotroski F-Score= Que. 1+ Que. 2+ Que. 3+Que. 4+Que. 5+Que. 6+Que. 7+Que. 8+Que. 9
=0+1+1+1+1+1+0+1+1
=7

Good or high score = 7, 8, 9
Bad or low score = 0, 1, 2, 3

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings has an F-score of 7. It is a good or high score, which usually indicates a very healthy situation.

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings  (NYSE:DNB) Piotroski F-Score Explanation

The developer of the system is Joseph D. Piotroski is relatively unknown accounting professor who shuns publicity and rarely gives interviews.

He graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.S. in accounting in 1989, received an M.B.A. from Indiana University in 1994. Five years later, in 1999, after earning a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Michigan, he became an associate professor of accounting at the University of Chicago.

In 2000, he wrote a research paper called "Value Investing: The Use of Historical Financial Statement Information to Separate Winners from Losers" (pdf).

He wanted to see if he can develop a system (using a simple nine-point scoring system) that can increase the returns of a strategy of investing in low price to book (referred to in the paper as high book to market) value companies.

What he found was something that exceeded his most optimistic expectations.

Buying only those companies that scored highest (8 or 9) on his nine-point scale, or F-Score as he called it, over the 20 year period from 1976 to 1996 led to an average out-performance over the market of 13.4%.

Even more impressive were the results of a strategy of investing in the highest F-Score companies (8 or 9) and shorting companies with the lowest F-Score (0 or 1).

Over the same period from 1976 to 1996 (20 years) this strategy led to an average yearly return of 23%, substantially outperforming the average S&P 500 index return of 15.83% over the same period.


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Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Business Description

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Address
101 JFK Parkway, Short Hills, NJ, USA, 07078
Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Inc is a provider of business decisioning data and analytics. The company operates in two segments: North America, which offers Finance & Risk and Sales & Marketing data, analytics, and business insights in the United States and Canada; and International, which offers Finance & Risk and Sales & Marketing data, analytics, and business insights directly in the U.K, Europe, Greater China, India and indirectly through its WWN alliances. The company generates maximum revenue from the North American region. Other services provided by the company include digital marketing, sales acceleration, and risk management among others.
Executives
Thl Holdco, Llc director, 10 percent owner 100 FEDERAL STREET, 35TH FLOOR BOSTON MA 02110
Thl Equity Fund Viii Investors (d&b), L.p. director, 10 percent owner C/O THOMAS H. LEE PARTNERS, L.P. 100 FEDERAL STREET, 35TH FLOOR BOSTON MA 02110
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Thl Fund Viii Coinvestment Partners, L.p. director, 10 percent owner 100 FEDERAL STREET, 35TH FLOOR BOSTON MA 02110
Thomas H. Lee Equity Fund Viii, L.p. director, 10 percent owner C/O THOMAS H. LEE PARTNERS, L.P. 100 FEDERAL STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Thl Executive Fund Viii, L.p. director, 10 percent owner C/O THOMAS H. LEE PARTNERS, L.P. 100 FEDERAL STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Thomas H. Lee Parallel Fund Viii, L.p. director, 10 percent owner C/O THOMAS H. LEE PARTNERS, L.P. 100 FEDERAL STREET BOSTON MA 02110
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