Deltic Timber Corporation (DEL) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

News articles about Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Deltic Timber Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the construction company an impact score of 47.4114552016313 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Deltic Timber Corporation (DEL) traded up $0.23 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $93.72. 164,700 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 62,837. Deltic Timber Corporation has a one year low of $65.65 and a one year high of $96.65. 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 company has a market capitalization of $1,139.56, a price-to-earnings ratio of 121.42 and a beta of 0.94.

Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 23rd. The construction company reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) 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. equities research analysts expect that Deltic Timber Corporation will post 0.52 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 18th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 4th will be given a $0.10 dividend. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 1st. Deltic Timber Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 51.95%.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on DEL shares. Stephens upgraded shares of Deltic Timber Corporation from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and boosted their target price for the company from $49.00 to $60.00 in a research note on Monday, July 17th. BTIG Research reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $57.00 target price (up from $52.00) on shares of Deltic Timber Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. BidaskClub cut shares of Deltic Timber Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 5th. TheStreet cut shares of Deltic Timber Corporation from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Monday, August 21st. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Deltic Timber Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Two research 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 has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $50.13.

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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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