Headlines about Dynamic Materials (NASDAQ:BOOM) have trended positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Dynamic Materials earned a daily sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.1318924926305 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- DMC Global (BOOM): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions (finance.yahoo.com)
- Master & Dynamic Color Changing Leather Headphone Can Sense Your Mood (technowize.com)
- Dmc Global (BOOM) Upgraded to Buy by ValuEngine (americanbankingnews.com)
- Dmc Global (BOOM) Lowered to “Buy” at BidaskClub (americanbankingnews.com)
Dynamic Materials stock traded up $0.10 during trading on Thursday, reaching $26.55. The company had a trading volume of 88,988 shares, compared to its average volume of 75,157. Dynamic Materials has a 52 week low of $11.60 and a 52 week high of $28.95. The stock has a market cap of $377.10, a P/E ratio of 180.71, a P/E/G ratio of 1.00 and a beta of 0.53. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17, a quick ratio of 1.41 and a current ratio of 2.19.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 16th. Stockholders of record on Saturday, March 31st will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 28th. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.30%. Dynamic Materials’s payout ratio is 50.00%.
A number of research firms have weighed in on BOOM. BidaskClub downgraded Dynamic Materials from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, February 3rd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Dynamic Materials from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $24.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, February 8th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Dynamic Materials from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday. Four analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $25.50.
In other news, Director Yvon Pierre Cariou sold 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.10, for a total transaction of $542,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 173,852 shares in the company, valued at $4,711,389.20. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 5.10% of the company’s stock.
About Dynamic Materials
DMC Global Inc engages in technical product and process businesses serving the energy, industrial, and infrastructure markets worldwide. The company operates in two segments, NobelClad and DynaEnergetics. The NobelClad segment produces explosion-welded clad metal plates for use in the construction of heavy, corrosion resistant pressure vessels, and heat exchangers for oil and gas, chemical and petrochemical, alternative energy, hydrometallurgy, aluminum production, shipbuilding, power generation, industrial refrigeration, and other industries.
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