News stories about Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Deltic Timber Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the construction company an impact score of 47.4114552016313 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- DELTIC TIMBER INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER… (benzinga.com)
- DELTIC TIMBER INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Deltic Timber Corporation (finance.yahoo.com)
- SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Deltic Timber Corporation – DEL (finance.yahoo.com)
- The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Notifies Investors of an Investigation of Deltic Timber Corporation in Connection with the Sale of the Company to Potlatch Corporation – DEL (finance.yahoo.com)
- Deltic Timber Corporation (DEL) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of research analysts have issued reports on DEL shares. BTIG Research reissued a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 price objective on shares of Deltic Timber Corporation in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Morgan Stanley lifted their price objective on Deltic Timber Corporation from $48.00 to $49.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Stephens raised Deltic Timber Corporation from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and lifted their price objective for the company from $49.00 to $60.00 in a report on Monday, July 17th. BidaskClub cut Deltic Timber Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 5th. Finally, TheStreet cut Deltic Timber Corporation from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Monday, August 21st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $50.13.
Deltic Timber Corporation (DEL) traded down 0.11% on Monday, hitting $92.27. The company had a trading volume of 10,877 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $87.85 and a 200-day moving average price of $76.92. Deltic Timber Corporation has a 12-month low of $53.87 and a 12-month high of $96.65. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.12 billion, a PE ratio of 133.72 and a beta of 0.88.
Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 23rd. The construction company reported $0.20 earnings per share for the quarter. Deltic Timber Corporation had a return on equity of 3.74% and a net margin of 4.13%. The business had revenue of $61.66 million during the quarter. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Deltic Timber Corporation will post $1.50 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 18th. Investors of record on Monday, December 4th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 1st. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.43%. Deltic Timber Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently 51.95%.
About Deltic Timber Corporation
Deltic Timber Corporation is a vertically integrated natural resources company. The Company is engaged in the growing and harvesting of timber and the manufacturing and marketing of lumber and medium density fiberboard (MDF). It operates through four segments: Woodlands, which manages all aspects of the Company’s timberlands; Manufacturing, which consists of its approximately two sawmills that manufacture a range of softwood lumber products and the Del-Tin Fiber plant that produces MDF; Real Estate, which includes the Company’s four real estate developments and a related country club operation, and Corporate.
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