Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Delphi Automotive PLC (DLPH) Stock Price

Headlines about Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Delphi Automotive PLC earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the auto parts company an impact score of 46.1410981804188 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Several analysts recently issued reports on the company. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $112.00 target price on Delphi Automotive PLC and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and set a $95.00 target price on shares of Delphi Automotive PLC in a research note on Friday, July 7th. Robert W. Baird reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $128.00 target price (up previously from $110.00) on shares of Delphi Automotive PLC in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price objective on Delphi Automotive PLC from $99.00 to $107.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $95.00 price objective on shares of Delphi Automotive PLC in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, thirteen have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Delphi Automotive PLC presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $103.82.

Delphi Automotive PLC (DLPH) opened at 98.25 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $99.29 and a 200-day moving average price of $91.30. Delphi Automotive PLC has a one year low of $60.50 and a one year high of $104.09. The stock has a market cap of $26.22 billion, a PE ratio of 20.79 and a beta of 1.36.

Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The auto parts company reported $1.71 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.65 by $0.06. Delphi Automotive PLC had a return on equity of 60.14% and a net margin of 7.51%. The firm had revenue of $4.32 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.20 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.59 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts expect that Delphi Automotive PLC will post $6.70 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 22nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 8th will be issued a $0.29 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 7th. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.18%. Delphi Automotive PLC’s dividend payout ratio is presently 24.58%.

In related news, SVP Vos Glen W. De sold 2,100 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $91.35, for a total value of $191,835.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 22,994 shares in the company, valued at $2,100,501.90. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Thomas W. Sidlik sold 8,475 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $103.19, for a total value of $874,535.25. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 10,564 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,090,099.16. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 19,075 shares of company stock valued at $1,903,025. Insiders own 0.31% of the company’s stock.

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About Delphi Automotive PLC

Delphi Automotive PLC is a global technology company serving the automotive sector. The Company designs and manufactures vehicle components, and provides electrical and electronic, powertrain and active safety technology solutions to the global automotive and commercial vehicle markets. The Company’s segments include Electrical/Electronic Architecture, Powertrain Systems, and Electronics and Safety.

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