Media headlines about Dynamic Materials (NASDAQ:BOOM) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Dynamic Materials earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.2209832168801 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Insider Selling: Dynamic Materials Co. (BOOM) CFO Sells 5,355 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Insider Selling: Dynamic Materials Co. (BOOM) CFO Sells 6,000 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zacks.com highlights: Enova International, Harsco, Johnson Outdoors, DMC Global and Melco Resorts & Entertainment (finance.yahoo.com)
- Why DMC Global (BOOM) Stock Might be a Great Pick (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of Dynamic Materials opened at $42.55 on Friday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The firm has a market capitalization of $617.32 million, a P/E ratio of 265.94, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.08 and a beta of 0.49. Dynamic Materials has a 52 week low of $41.30 and a 52 week high of $41.75. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26, a quick ratio of 1.45 and a current ratio of 2.30.
Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Dynamic Materials from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, April 27th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Dynamic Materials from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, April 14th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Dynamic Materials from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $29.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Monday, March 12th.
In related news, Director Yvon Pierre Cariou sold 20,000 shares of Dynamic Materials stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.10, for a total value of $542,000.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 173,852 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,711,389.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CFO Michael Kuta sold 5,355 shares of Dynamic Materials stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.00, for a total transaction of $230,265.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 90,469 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,890,167. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 31,355 shares of company stock worth $1,016,945. 5.10% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
About Dynamic Materials
DMC Global Inc engages in technical product and process businesses serving the energy, industrial, and infrastructure markets worldwide. The company operates in two segments, NobelClad and DynaEnergetics. The NobelClad segment produces explosion-welded clad metal plates for use in the construction of heavy, corrosion resistant pressure vessels, and heat exchangers for oil and gas, chemical and petrochemical, alternative energy, hydrometallurgy, aluminum production, shipbuilding, power generation, industrial refrigeration, and other industries.
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