News stories about Delek US Holdings (NYSE:DK) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Delek US Holdings earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 45.7375112241228 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Delek US Holdings, Inc. (DK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 21, 2017 – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
- Delek US Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DK) Closed -13.7% Below Its 50 Day Moving Average – Modern Readers (modernreaders.com)
- Delek US Holdings Inc (DK) Needle Moving on Volume – Evergreen Caller (evergreencaller.com)
- Delek US Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DK) Stock Traded Much Lower Than Its 50 Day Moving Average – First News 24 (firstnewspaper24.com)
- Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) is at $72.17 per share and Delek US Holdings, Inc. (DK) is listed at $22.13 – Stocks Gallery (stocksgallery.com)
Delek US Holdings (DK) opened at 21.09 on Friday. Delek US Holdings has a 52-week low of $14.76 and a 52-week high of $27.85. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $25.18 and its 200-day moving average price is $24.49. The company’s market cap is $1.31 billion.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 13th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 23rd will be issued a $0.15 dividend. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, August 21st. Delek US Holdings’s payout ratio is -25.86%.
Several brokerages recently issued reports on DK. BidaskClub cut Delek US Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Cowen and Company reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 price objective on shares of Delek US Holdings in a research report on Thursday. Tudor Pickering reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Delek US Holdings in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Zacks Investment Research cut Delek US Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. cut Delek US Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $29.00 price target on the stock. in a research report on Friday, July 14th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $25.07.
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In other news, Director Charles H. Leonard sold 2,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.10, for a total transaction of $55,250.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 23,035 shares in the company, valued at approximately $509,073.50. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider Jared Serff sold 1,136 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.80, for a total transaction of $30,444.80. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 13,683 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $366,704.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders sold 240,845 shares of company stock worth $6,127,346. 1.42% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
About Delek US Holdings
Delek US Holdings, Inc is a diversified downstream energy company. The Company has a broad platform consisting of refining, logistics, retail and wholesale marketing, renewables and asphalt operations. It operates through five segments: refining, logistics, asphalt, renewable and retail. Its refining assets consist of refineries operated in Tyler and Big Spring, Texas, El Dorado, Arkansas and Krotz Springs, Louisiana with a combined nameplate crude throughput capacity of 302,000 barrels per day.
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