Media stories about Ducommun (NYSE:DCO) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news 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. Ducommun earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the aerospace company an impact score of 47.5025432868716 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Zacks: Analysts Expect Ducommun Incorporated (DCO) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $141.71 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- B. Riley Reiterates $40.00 Price Target for Ducommun (DCO) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Analysts Expect Ducommun Incorporated (DCO) to Announce $0.24 Earnings Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Ducommun (DCO) Upgraded by TheStreet to B- (americanbankingnews.com)
- Ducommun Incorporated (DCO) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
NYSE:DCO traded up $0.37 on Thursday, hitting $30.06. The company had a trading volume of 42,270 shares, compared to its average volume of 58,243. The company has a market cap of $337.04, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.35 and a beta of 0.65. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.92, a current ratio of 2.75 and a quick ratio of 1.23. Ducommun has a 52 week low of $25.06 and a 52 week high of $35.58.
Several analysts recently issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Ducommun from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 28th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Ducommun from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Canaccord Genuity reduced their price target on shares of Ducommun from $38.00 to $35.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Noble Financial reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Ducommun in a research report on Friday, March 2nd. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of Ducommun from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Monday, December 11th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $36.25.
In related news, Director Anthony J. Reardon sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred 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 completion of the transaction, the director now owns 42,052 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,296,463.16. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 8.20% of the stock is owned by corporate 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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