Dun & Bradstreet Q3 net income increases

Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, or D&B, a provider of commercial information and insight on businesses, has reported that net income attributable to common shareholders for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012 was $79.6 million, or $1.76 per diluted share, compared to $58.3 million, or $1.19 per diluted share, for the same quarter ended September 30, 2011.

Total revenue for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012 was $413.2 million, compared to $439.4 million for the same quarter ended September 30, 2011.

Net income attributable to common shareholders for the nine months ended September 30, 2012 was $199.4 million, or $4.26 per diluted share, compared to $166.6 million, or $3.36 per diluted share, for the same period ended September 30, 2011.

Total revenue for the nine months ended September 30, 2012 was $1.2 billion, compared to $1.26 billion for the same period ended September 30, 2011.

"D&B had a solid third quarter despite a difficult environment, and we remain on track to meet our full year guidance," stated Sara Mathew, chairman and CEO. With 2012 mostly behind us, the management rotation between Byron and Manny is designed to get us ready for 2013. Both leaders have a deep understanding of our business and will play a critical role in driving value for our customers, shareholders and team members. Please join me in congratulating Manny and Byron on their new responsibilities."