Headlines about Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE:DBD) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of media 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Diebold Nixdorf earned a daily sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the technology company an impact score of 47.0141197441613 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Diebold Nixdorf seen doubling by activist investor Roepers – Seeking Alpha (seekingalpha.com)
- NOW And Other Top Stocks Insiders Bought (finance.yahoo.com)
- Activist investor sees Diebold Nixdorf shares doubling with new CEO (finance.yahoo.com)
- Momentum Stock: Diebold Nixdorf Inc (DBD) – AppsforPCdaily (appsforpcdaily.com)
A number of brokerages recently weighed in on DBD. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $19.00 price target (down from $25.00) on shares of Diebold Nixdorf in a research report on Wednesday, February 14th. ValuEngine raised shares of Diebold Nixdorf from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 7th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their price target on shares of Diebold Nixdorf from $21.00 to $19.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, February 14th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Diebold Nixdorf from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, January 29th. Finally, Imperial Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Diebold Nixdorf in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $20.80.
Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE:DBD) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, February 13th. The technology company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.05. Diebold Nixdorf had a positive return on equity of 14.90% and a negative net margin of 5.06%. The firm had revenue of $1.25 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.24 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.32 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up .5% on a year-over-year basis. analysts anticipate that Diebold Nixdorf will post 1.16 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 26th will be issued a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 23rd. Diebold Nixdorf’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently -12.94%.
In related news, Director Gale S. Fitzgerald acquired 4,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 15th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $16.74 per share, with a total value of $66,960.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 51,603 shares in the company, valued at $863,834.22. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CFO Christopher A. Chapman acquired 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 28th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $16.05 per share, for a total transaction of $48,150.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders own 1.37% of the company’s stock.
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About Diebold Nixdorf
Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated provides connected commerce services, software and technology. The Company’s geographic segments include North America (NA), Asia Pacific (AP), Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Latin America (LA). These segments sell and service financial self-service (FSS), retail solutions and security systems.
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