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Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Free Cash Flow per Share

: $0.56 (TTM As of Sep. 2021)
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Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $0.16. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $0.56.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Dun & Bradstreet Holdings was 166.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -28.20% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the FCF Growth Rate using Free Cash Flow per Share data.

The historical rank and industry rank for Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Free Cash Flow per Share or its related term are showing as below:

NYSE:DNB' s 3-Year FCF Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.2   Med: -28.2   Max: -28.2
Current: -28.2

During the past 4 years, Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -28.20% per year. The lowest was -28.20% per year. And the median was -28.20% per year.

NYSE:DNB's 3-Year FCF Growth Rate is ranked lower than
83% of the 1426 Companies
in the Software industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. NYSE:DNB: -28.20 )

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Free Cash Flow per Share Historical Data

The historical data trend for Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Free Cash Flow per Share 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
Free Cash Flow per Share
0.55 0.65 -0.32 0.20

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Quarterly Data
Dec17 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
Free Cash Flow per Share Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -0.09 0.09 0.29 0.03 0.16

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Free Cash Flow per Share Calculation

Free Cashflow per Share is the amount of Free Cashflow per outstanding share of the company's stock.

Free Cash Flow is considered one of the most important parameters to measure a company's earnings power by value investors because it is not subject to estimates of Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization (DDA). However, when we look at the Free Cash Flow, we should look from a long term perspective, because any year's Free Cash Flow can be drastically affected by the spending on Property, Plant, & Equipment (PPE) of the business in that year. Over the long term, Free Cash Flow should give pretty good picture on the real earnings power of the company.

Note: GuruFocus does not calculate Free Cash Flow Per Share when Capital Expenditure is 0.

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Free Cash Flow Per Share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

Free Cash Flow Per Share(A: Dec. 2020 )
=(Cash Flow from Operations+Capital Expenditure)/Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
=(195.6+-121.4)/367.100
=74.2/367.100
=0.20

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Free Cash Flow Per Share for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as

Free Cash Flow Per Share(Q: Sep. 2021 )
=(Cash Flow from Operations+Capital Expenditure)/Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
=(108.7+-39.9)/428.700
=68.8/428.700
=0.16

Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $0.56

* 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.


Dun & Bradstreet Holdings  (NYSE:DNB) Free Cash Flow per Share Explanation

Free Cash Flow is very close to Warren Buffett's definition of Owner's Earnings, except that in Warren Buffett's Owner's Earnings, the spending for Property, Plant, and Equipment is only for maintenance (replacement), while in the Free Cash Flow calculation, the cost of new Property, Plant, and Equipment due to business expansion is also deducted. There, Free Cash Flow is more conservative than Owner's Earnings.

In Don Yacktman's calculation of forward rate of return, he uses Free Cash Flow for the calculation. Yacktman explained the forward rate of return concept in detail in his interview with GuruFocus. Yacktman defines forward rate of return as the normalized free cash flow yield plus real growth plus inflation.

This is what Yacktman said in his March 2012 interview - when the S&P 500 was at 1400:

If the business is stable, this calculation is fairly straightforward. For instance, on the S&P 500 we would normalize earnings. We would then calculate what percentage of those earnings are not reinvested in the underlying businesses and are therefore free. Historically, for the S&P 500, this has been just under 50% of earnings. Currently, we expect the S&P to earn about 70 on a normalized basis, a number which is far below reported earnings due to our adjusting for record high profit margins. $70 X ½ / 1400 gives you a normalized free cash flow yield of approximately 2.5%.

The historical real growth rate of the S&P 500 (companies) is about 1.5%. Assuming an inflation rate of 2.5%, the forward rate of return on an investment in the S&P 500 is about 6.5% today (2.5% free cash flow yield plus 1.5% real growth plus 2.5% inflation).

For the growth part of the Forward Rate of Return calculation, GuruFocus uses the 5-year average growth rate of EBITDA per share as the growth rate, and the growth rate is always capped at 20%. For the Free Cash Flow we use per share data averaged over seven years. The reason we use seven years is because research shows that seven years is the length of the typical business cycle.

Therefore, as of Dec20, Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is

Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % (Dec20)=Normalized Free Cash Flow/Price+5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate
=0/16.81+0
=0.00 %

* 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.


Be Aware

Free Cash Flow within a report period can be affected by management's decisions of capital spending. Therefore, it is important to look at long term when it comes to Free Cash Flow.


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Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Business Description

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings logo
Industry
Technology » Software NAICS : 541519 SIC : 7374
Comparable Companies
Traded in Other Exchanges
N/A
Address
101 JFK Parkway, Short Hills, NJ, USA, 07078
Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Inc is one of the leading providers of business decisioning data and analytics. The company provides commercial credit decisioning, which helps businesses to make informed decisions when considering extending business loans and trade credit. Also, the company offers solutions to firms looking to analyze supplier relationships and more effectively collect outstanding receivables. Its operating segment includes North America and International. 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
Quella James director C/O CATALENT, INC. 14 SCHOOLHOUSE ROAD SOMERSET NJ 08822
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
Thl Managers Viii, Llc director, 10 percent owner 100 FEDERAL STREET, 35TH FLOOR BOSTON MA 02110
Thl Equity Advisors Viii, Llc director, 10 percent owner 100 FEDERAL STREET, 35TH FLOOR BOSTON MA 02110
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
Jackson Keith J director ONE MISSISSIPPI PLAZA 201 SOUTH SPRING STREET TUPELO MS 38804
Ammerman Douglas K director 601 RIVERSIDE AVENUE JACKSONVILLE FL 32204
Thl Holdco, Llc director, 10 percent owner 100 FEDERAL STREET, 35TH FLOOR BOSTON MA 02110
Thomas H Lee Partners Lp director, 10 percent owner 100 FEDERAL STREET, 35TH FLOOR BOSTON MA 02110
Thomas H. Lee Advisors, Llc director, 10 percent owner C/O THOMAS H. LEE PARTNERS, L.P. 100 FEDERAL STREET, 35TH FLOOR BOSTON MA 02110
Foley William P Ii director, 10 percent owner, other: Chairman of the Board FIDELITY NATIONAL FINANCIAL, INC. 601 RIVERSIDE AVENUE JACKSONVILLE FL 32204
Massey Richard N director 900 S. SHACKLEFORD ROAD SUITE 401 LITTLE ROCK AR 72211

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