Deltic Timber Corporation (DEL) Earns News Sentiment Score of 0.16

Media coverage about Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Deltic Timber Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the construction company an impact score of 46.4749699307041 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.

DEL has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Stephens raised shares of Deltic Timber Corporation from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and upped their target price for the stock from $49.00 to $60.00 in a report on Monday, July 17th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Deltic Timber Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 24th. TheStreet raised shares of Deltic Timber Corporation from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Thursday, September 28th. BTIG Research reissued a “buy” rating and set a $57.00 price objective (up previously from $52.00) on shares of Deltic Timber Corporation in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Deltic Timber Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $50.13.

Shares of Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE DEL) opened at $94.10 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.72, a quick ratio of 1.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.94. The stock has a market cap of $1,146.98, a PE ratio of 122.21 and a beta of 0.94. Deltic Timber Corporation has a 1 year low of $58.26 and a 1 year high of $96.65.

Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) last posted 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 net margin of 4.13% and a return on equity of 3.74%. The company had revenue of $61.66 million for the quarter. sell-side analysts anticipate that Deltic Timber Corporation will post 0.52 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company 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 $0.10 dividend. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 1st. Deltic Timber Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 51.95%.

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Deltic Timber Corporation Company Profile

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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