Dana Investment Advisors Inc. Has $11.14 Million Position in Deluxe Co. (DLX)

Dana Investment Advisors Inc. boosted its position in shares of Deluxe Co. (NYSE:DLX) by 12.4% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 168,320 shares of the business services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 18,591 shares during the period. Dana Investment Advisors Inc. owned 0.35% of Deluxe worth $11,144,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of DLX. Alpha Omega Wealth Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Deluxe by 1.8% in the first quarter. Alpha Omega Wealth Management LLC now owns 43,634 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $3,229,000 after buying an additional 763 shares during the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of Deluxe by 1.0% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 86,702 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $6,662,000 after buying an additional 885 shares during the last quarter. Amalgamated Bank raised its holdings in shares of Deluxe by 12.9% in the second quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 7,793 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $516,000 after buying an additional 892 shares during the last quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Deluxe by 50.4% in the first quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 2,778 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $206,000 after buying an additional 931 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Private Capital Group LLC raised its holdings in shares of Deluxe by 408.2% in the first quarter. Private Capital Group LLC now owns 1,362 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $101,000 after buying an additional 1,094 shares during the last quarter. 93.10% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

NYSE DLX opened at $58.68 on Thursday. Deluxe Co. has a 12-month low of $57.45 and a 12-month high of $78.87. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.81 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.13 and a beta of 0.93. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71, a current ratio of 1.16 and a quick ratio of 0.95.

Deluxe (NYSE:DLX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 26th. The business services provider reported $1.40 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.31 by $0.09. The firm had revenue of $488.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $493.65 million. Deluxe had a net margin of 12.01% and a return on equity of 26.05%. Deluxe’s revenue for the quarter was up .6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.29 EPS. equities analysts anticipate that Deluxe Co. will post 5.74 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Deluxe news, CEO Lee J. Schram sold 49,067 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $71.05, for a total transaction of $3,486,210.35. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, CEO Lee J. Schram sold 500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, June 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $68.00, for a total transaction of $34,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 65,622 shares of company stock valued at $4,613,072. 2.40% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Deluxe Profile

Deluxe Corporation provides checks, forms, marketing solutions, accessories, and other products and services for small businesses and financial institutions. It operates through three segments: Small Business Services, Financial Services, and Direct Checks. The company provides checks; printed forms, such as deposit tickets, billing forms, work orders, job proposals, purchase orders, invoices, and personnel forms, as well as computer forms and check registers; and accessories and other products comprising envelopes, office supplies, ink stamps, and labels, as well as checkbook covers.

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