News headlines about Dicks Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive 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 positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Dicks Sporting Goods earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the sporting goods retailer an impact score of 45.9652801824115 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS)- Insider Investors Have A Big Chunk: Foot Locker, Inc. (FL) – Wallstreet Investorplace (wallstreetinvestorplace.com)
- Deutsche Bank Upgrades Dicks Sporting Goods (DKS) to Buy (americanbankingnews.com)
- BMO Capital sees 30% on Dick’s Sporting Goods – Seeking Alpha (seekingalpha.com)
- Why Shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. Plunged 45% in 2017 – Motley Fool (fool.com)
- Deutsche Bank: 3 Reasons Why Dick’s Sporting Goods Is A Buy (finance.yahoo.com)
Dicks Sporting Goods (DKS) opened at $33.04 on Friday. Dicks Sporting Goods has a twelve month low of $23.88 and a twelve month high of $54.03. The company has a current ratio of 1.61, a quick ratio of 0.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28. The stock has a market cap of $3,550.00, a PE ratio of 12.19, a PEG ratio of 1.76 and a beta of 0.56.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Friday, December 8th were paid a $0.17 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 7th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.06%. Dicks Sporting Goods’s payout ratio is currently 25.09%.
A number of research firms have weighed in on DKS. Cowen set a $34.00 target price on shares of Dicks Sporting Goods and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, January 12th. Deutsche Bank raised shares of Dicks Sporting Goods from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their target price for the stock from $33.00 to $39.00 in a research report on Friday, January 12th. Buckingham Research raised shares of Dicks Sporting Goods from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Canaccord Genuity set a $34.00 target price on shares of Dicks Sporting Goods and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, January 7th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets set a $40.00 target price on shares of Dicks Sporting Goods and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-two have assigned a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $33.36.
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Dicks Sporting Goods Company Profile
Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc is an omni-channel sporting goods retailer offering an assortment of sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories in its specialty retail stores primarily in the eastern United States. The Company also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream and other specialty concept stores, and Dick’s Team Sports HQ, an all-in-one youth sports digital platform offering free league management services, mobile applications for scheduling, communications and live scorekeeping, custom uniforms and FanWear and access to donations and sponsorships.
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