Deltic Timber (DEL) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows

News articles about Deltic Timber (NYSE:DEL) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Deltic Timber earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the construction company an impact score of 46.6060601349951 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Deltic Timber (DEL) opened at $97.23 on Thursday. Deltic Timber has a 1 year low of $65.65 and a 1 year high of $100.35. The firm has a market cap of $1,137.29, a PE ratio of 126.27 and a beta of 0.93. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.94, a current ratio of 1.72 and a quick ratio of 1.18.

Deltic Timber (NYSE:DEL) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February 14th. The construction company reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter. Deltic Timber had a net margin of 4.13% and a return on equity of 3.74%. equities analysts expect that Deltic Timber will post 0.52 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine cut shares of Deltic Timber from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. TheStreet cut shares of Deltic Timber from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Friday, December 15th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $50.13.

In other Deltic Timber news, VP David V. Meghreblian sold 16,057 shares of Deltic Timber stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $90.94, for a total transaction of $1,460,223.58. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 27,424 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,493,938.56. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, CFO Byrom Walker sold 5,500 shares of Deltic Timber stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $90.94, for a total transaction of $500,170.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 10,979 shares in the company, valued at approximately $998,430.26. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 12.10% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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About Deltic Timber

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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