News headlines about Ducommun (NYSE:DCO) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ducommun earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the aerospace company an impact score of 46.3330712733188 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
A number of research firms have issued reports on DCO. ValuEngine cut Ducommun from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Zacks Investment Research cut Ducommun from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. B. Riley set a $40.00 target price on Ducommun and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Canaccord Genuity lifted their target price on Ducommun from $36.00 to $38.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, TheStreet cut Ducommun from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Monday, December 11th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Ducommun has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $36.80.
Ducommun (NYSE DCO) traded up $0.56 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $29.64. The stock had a trading volume of 40,184 shares, compared to its average volume of 63,916. The company has a market capitalization of $329.42, a PE ratio of 25.33 and a beta of 0.81. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a current ratio of 2.46. Ducommun has a 52 week low of $25.06 and a 52 week high of $35.58.
In other news, Director Anthony J. Reardon sold 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.04, for a total transaction of $781,200.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 82,603 shares in the company, valued at $2,150,982.12. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CEO Stephen G. Oswald purchased 10,000 shares of Ducommun stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 13th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $26.30 per share, for a total transaction of $263,000.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief executive officer now owns 75,700 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,990,910. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders own 8.20% of the company’s stock.
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Ducommun Incorporated is a global provider of engineering and manufacturing services for various products and failure applications used primarily in the aerospace, defense, industrial, natural resources, medical and other industries. The Company is a solution-based provider, offering a range of value-added products and services in its primary businesses of electronics, structures and integrated solutions.
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