News articles about Ducommun (NYSE:DCO) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 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. Ducommun earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the aerospace company an impact score of 47.2085023113131 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Critical Contrast: Ducommun (DCO) and Its Rivals (americanbankingnews.com)
- $141.71 Million in Sales Expected for Ducommun Incorporated (DCO) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- Edited Transcript of DCO earnings conference call or presentation 28-Feb-18 10:00pm GMT (finance.yahoo.com)
- Insider Selling: Ducommun Incorporated (DCO) Director Sells 20,000 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of research analysts recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Ducommun from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. TheStreet downgraded shares of Ducommun from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Monday, December 11th. Noble Financial reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Ducommun in a report on Friday, March 2nd. Canaccord Genuity decreased their price objective on shares of Ducommun from $38.00 to $35.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, March 1st. Finally, B. Riley decreased their price objective on shares of Ducommun from $40.00 to $39.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, March 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $36.25.
Ducommun (NYSE:DCO) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 28th. The aerospace company reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.34) by $0.75. Ducommun had a net margin of 3.60% and a return on equity of 6.82%. The company had revenue of $142.26 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $145.23 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.25 earnings per share. Ducommun’s revenue was down .2% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts predict that Ducommun will post 1.64 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other Ducommun news, Director Anthony J. Reardon sold 20,000 shares of Ducommun stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.83, for a total value of $616,600.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 42,052 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,296,463.16. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. 8.20% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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Ducommun Incorporated is a global provider of engineering and manufacturing services for various products and failure applications used primarily in the aerospace, defense, industrial, natural resources, medical and other industries. The Company is a solution-based provider, offering a range of value-added products and services in its primary businesses of electronics, structures and integrated solutions.
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