The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation
DUN & BRADSTREET CORP/NW (Form: 4, Received: 12/11/2007 17:08:14)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public
Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

PIETRONTONE ANTHONY JR
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

DUN & BRADSTREET CORP/NW [ DNB ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
Principal Accounting Officer
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

103 JFK PARKWAY
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

12/7/2007
(Street)

SHORT HILLS, NJ 07078
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock   12/7/2007     M    450   A $14.0731   2044   D    
Common Stock   12/7/2007     S    450   D $90.69   1594   D    
Common Stock                  1063.865   (1) I   Held in 401(k)  
Common Stock                  63.297   (2) I   Held in ESPP  

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Non-Qualified Stock Option - right to buy   $14.0731   12/7/2007           450    12/22/1998   (3) 12/22/2007   Common   450   $0   0   D    

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  Held in the issuer's 401(k) plan as of 11/30/07.
( 2)  Held in the issuer's Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) as of 10/31/07.
( 3)  One-fourth of the option vested each year beginning on the date indicated.

Remarks:
These transactions were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the reporting person on November 7, 2007. The trading plan is described on a Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 21, 2007.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
PIETRONTONE ANTHONY JR
103 JFK PARKWAY
SHORT HILLS, NJ 07078


Principal Accounting Officer

Signatures
/s/ Anthony Pietrontone, Jr. 12/11/2007
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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