Media stories about Dick’s Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Dick’s Sporting Goods earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the sporting goods retailer an impact score of 46.4839379575704 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE: DKS) – Investor’s Alert (Technicals Data Analysis) – Alpha Beta Stock (alphabetastock.com)
- DICK’S Sporting Goods Saves Houston-Based Refugee Soccer Team With Surprise Donation (finance.yahoo.com)
- Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Put Options on Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS) (americanbankingnews.com)
- ETFs with exposure to Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. : December 7, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS) traded up $0.19 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $30.06. 3,410,725 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,061,353. The firm has a market cap of $3,317.68, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.90, a PEG ratio of 1.69 and a beta of 0.57. The company has a current ratio of 1.61, a quick ratio of 0.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28. Dick’s Sporting Goods has a 1-year low of $23.88 and a 1-year high of $59.63.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Friday, December 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 7th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.26%. Dick’s Sporting Goods’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 25.09%.
A number of analysts recently weighed in on DKS shares. Stifel Nicolaus cut shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and decreased their price target for the stock from $54.00 to $28.00 in a research report on Tuesday, August 15th. Bank of America cut shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $35.00 price target for the company. in a research report on Tuesday, August 15th. Oppenheimer reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods in a research report on Tuesday, August 15th. Canaccord Genuity cut shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and decreased their price target for the stock from $52.00 to $27.00 in a research report on Tuesday, August 15th. Finally, Wedbush cut shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $29.00 price target for the company. in a research report on Tuesday, August 15th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-six have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. Dick’s Sporting Goods presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $31.92.
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Dick’s 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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