Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Deltic Timber Corporation (DEL) Stock Price

News coverage about Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Deltic Timber Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the construction company an impact score of 46.2009787367481 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

A number of brokerages recently commented on DEL. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. restated an “outperform” rating and set a $54.00 price objective (up from $53.00) on shares of Deltic Timber Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, June 7th. BidaskClub lowered Deltic Timber Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 5th. Bank of America Corporation upgraded Deltic Timber Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their price target for the stock from $44.00 to $54.00 in a research report on Wednesday, April 26th. Morgan Stanley boosted their price target on Deltic Timber Corporation from $48.00 to $49.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Finally, BTIG Research reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 price target on shares of Deltic Timber Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $49.11.

Shares of Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE DEL) traded down 1.25% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $66.90. The stock had a trading volume of 45,730 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $72.11 and its 200 day moving average price is $74.15. The stock has a market cap of $815.24 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 96.96 and a beta of 0.89. Deltic Timber Corporation has a 12-month low of $53.21 and a 12-month high of $85.49.

Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The construction company reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $55.35 million for the quarter. Deltic Timber Corporation had a return on equity of 3.38% and a net margin of 3.82%. Equities analysts forecast that Deltic Timber Corporation will post $1.50 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 19th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 5th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.60%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 31st. Deltic Timber Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 57.97%.

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Deltic Timber Corporation Company Profile

Deltic Timber Corporation is a vertically integrated natural resources company. The Company is engaged in the growing and harvesting of timber and the manufacturing and marketing of lumber and medium density fiberboard (MDF). It operates through four segments: Woodlands, which manages all aspects of the Company’s timberlands; Manufacturing, which consists of its approximately two sawmills that manufacture a range of softwood lumber products and the Del-Tin Fiber plant that produces MDF; Real Estate, which includes the Company’s four real estate developments and a related country club operation, and Corporate.

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