Deluxe Corporation (DLX): Price and Financial Metrics

Deluxe Corporation (DLX): $22.26

0.59 (+2.72%)

POWR Rating

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  • DLX scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 91.47% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for DLX is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • DLX's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 24.19% of US stocks).

DLX Stock Summary

  • Deluxe Corp's stock had its IPO on July 23, 1987, making it an older stock than 91.68% of US equities in our set.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 100.31%, Deluxe Corp's debt growth rate surpasses 89.91% of about US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for DLX comes in at -58.46% -- higher than that of only 7.54% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Deluxe Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be ALG, STRR, ICFI, RUSHA, and KWR.
  • DLX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Deluxe Corp's official web site, go to

DLX Valuation Summary

  • DLX's price/earnings ratio is 18.7; this is 3.61% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • DLX's price/earnings ratio has moved up 5.4 over the prior 243 months.
  • DLX's price/sales ratio has moved down 1.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for DLX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
DLX 2021-08-27 0.9 3.1 18.7 22.7
DLX 2021-08-26 0.9 3.0 18.1 22.3
DLX 2021-08-25 0.9 3.1 18.7 22.7
DLX 2021-08-24 0.9 3.1 18.8 22.8
DLX 2021-08-23 0.9 3.1 18.7 22.7
DLX 2021-08-20 0.9 3.1 18.8 22.8

DLX Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -227.41%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 1.34%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 11.49%.
Over the past 34 months, DLX's revenue has gone up $17,022,000.

The table below shows DLX's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 2,022.197 210.821 62.633
2021-09-30 1,906.114 199.971 73.519
2021-06-30 1,813.434 191.715 90.472
2021-03-31 1,745.623 238.58 93.231
2020-12-31 1,790.781 217.553 8.808
2020-09-30 1,858.359 245.44 28.969

DLX's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • DLX has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 65.54% of graded US stocks.
  • DLX's asset turnover comes in at 0.825 -- ranking 5th of 14 Printing and Publishing stocks.
  • JW.A, NYT, and NWSA are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with DLX.

The table below shows DLX's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.825 0.586 0.098
2021-03-31 0.891 0.595 0.109
2020-12-31 0.897 0.592 0.037
2020-09-30 0.923 0.599 0.058
2020-06-30 0.964 0.595 -0.210
2020-03-31 0.975 0.592 -0.195

DLX Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of DLX, see our DLX price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $52.33 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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DLX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $22.26 52-week high $48.00
Prev. close $21.67 52-week low $20.90
Day low $21.49 Volume 193,500
Day high $22.36 Avg. volume 241,449
50-day MA $24.31 Dividend yield 5.39%
200-day MA $31.01 Market Cap 956.98M

Deluxe Corporation (DLX) Company Bio

Deluxe Corporation provides a wide range of products and services including customized checks and forms, as well as website development and hosting, search engine marketing, search engine optimization, and logo design. The company was founded in 1915 and is based in Shoreview, Minnesota.

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We Wouldn't Be Too Quick To Buy Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX) Before It Goes Ex-Dividend

Deluxe Corporation ( NYSE:DLX ) stock is about to trade ex-dividend in three days. The ex-dividend date occurs one day...

Yahoo | February 14, 2022

Minneapolis city workers asked to return to offices next week; Xcel Energy staff back in March

The City of Minneapolis and Xcel Energy Inc. are telling their office workers they'll need to start showing up in person soon, joining Wells Fargo in announcing back-to-office plans.

Yahoo | February 10, 2022

Deluxe Announces Integration with Q2 Holdings’ Digital Banking Platform

MINNEAPOLIS, February 08, 2022--Deluxe (NYSE:DLX), a Trusted Payments and Business Technology™ company, today announced its integration with Q2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: QTWO), a leading provider of digital transformation solutions for banking and lending. Through this integration, Deluxe will offer HR & Payroll Solutions within Q2’s Partner Marketplace Program, enabling financial institutions to seamlessly provide these solutions to their clients, while generating recurring revenue and increasing c

Yahoo | February 8, 2022

Deluxe Non-GAAP EPS of $1.26 beats by $0.04, revenue of $570.6M beats by $23.03M

Deluxe press release (NYSE:DLX): Q4 Non-GAAP EPS of $1.26 beats by $0.04. Revenue of $570.6M (+25.5% Y/Y) beats by $23.03M. 2022 Outlook: The company expects the following for full year 2022: Revenue growth of 8% to 10%, which includes a full year impact from First American Adjusted EBITDA margin of...

Seeking Alpha | February 3, 2022

Deluxe Q4 results outperform expectations, payments segment shows muscle

Deluxe (DLX +2.2%) Q4 revenue jumped ~26% to $570.6M, beating consensus by $23.03M. The payments segment delivered revenue growth of 114.5% Y/Y to $167.3M. Adjusted EBITDA margin was 20.5%, down 40 basis points from the prior year. Cash flow from operations for 2021 was $61.6M. Outlook 2022: Revenue growth of 8% to 10%;...

Seeking Alpha | February 3, 2022

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DLX Price Returns

1-mo -6.55%
3-mo -23.96%
6-mo -30.24%
1-year -51.02%
3-year -39.51%
5-year -62.69%
YTD -29.16%
2021 13.38%
2020 -38.90%
2019 33.32%
2018 -48.98%
2017 9.17%

DLX Dividends

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