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Why DST Systems Is A Good Bet

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DST Systems (NYSE:DST) is a mini conglomerate having a number of businesses and investments. The five core businesses of the company are financial services, healthcare services, retirement services, asset management and development and delivery of customer communications. The company also has investments in private securities, public securities and real state. The company is number one in providing services to mutual funds. The financial services contribution has gone down from 60% to 42.6% in the last three years. The contribution from the healthcare services has been increasing and it contributes 17.7% to the revenue. In a strategic move, the company has decided to divest its non-core assets and concentrate on these five verticals. In order to strengthen...

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