News coverage about Dillard’s (NYSE:DDS) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Dillard’s earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 90 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected AlphaOne’s scoring:
- Reviewing Macy’s (M) & Dillard’s (DDS) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Why Is Dillard’s (DDS) Up 15% Since the Last Earnings Report? (nasdaq.com)
- Why Is Dillard's (DDS) Up 15% Since the Last Earnings Report? (finance.yahoo.com)
- A Few Clear Signs For Dillard’s, Inc. (DDS), Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (INN) – AllStockNews (allstocknews.com)
- Is Dillard’s A Value Trap? – Seeking Alpha (seekingalpha.com)
Shares of Dillard’s (DDS) traded down 1.35% on Monday, hitting $54.84. The company had a trading volume of 588,322 shares. The company has a 50-day moving average of $52.54 and a 200 day moving average of $56.03. The stock has a market cap of $1.60 billion, a PE ratio of 11.53 and a beta of 1.03. Dillard’s has a 12 month low of $45.51 and a 12 month high of $77.70.
Dillard’s (NYSE:DDS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 11th. The company reported $2.12 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $2.02 by $0.10. The company had revenue of $1.42 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.45 billion. Dillard’s had a net margin of 2.50% and a return on equity of 9.39%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $2.17 earnings per share. Analysts anticipate that Dillard’s will post $4.73 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 30th will be issued a $0.07 dividend. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 28th. Dillard’s’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 5.76%.
DDS has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Dillard’s from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, May 15th. Deutsche Bank AG lowered their price objective on Dillard’s from $41.00 to $39.00 and set a “sell” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, May 12th. ValuEngine lowered Dillard’s from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 17th. Finally, Telsey Advisory Group decreased their price target on Dillard’s from $65.00 to $55.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, February 22nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $58.67.
In other news, major shareholder David Einhorn sold 35,125 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $51.50, for a total value of $1,808,937.50. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. 26.63% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
Dillard’s Company Profile
Dillard’s, Inc is a retailer of fashion apparel, cosmetics and home furnishing. As of January 28, 2017, the Company operated 293 Dillard’s stores, including 25 clearance centers, and an Internet store offering a selection of merchandise, including fashion apparel for women, men and children, accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods.
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