Media coverage about Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Delphi Automotive PLC earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the auto parts company an impact score of 46.0023447855211 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Bank of America Corporation raised their price target on shares of Delphi Automotive PLC from $95.00 to $110.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Piper Jaffray Companies restated an “overweight” rating and set a $112.00 price target on shares of Delphi Automotive PLC in a report on Monday, September 25th. Cowen and Company assumed coverage on shares of Delphi Automotive PLC in a report on Monday, September 25th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $120.00 price target on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Delphi Automotive PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 22nd. Finally, KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and set a $100.00 price target on shares of Delphi Automotive PLC in a report on Sunday, September 17th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, thirteen have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $103.82.
Shares of Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) opened at 98.73 on Friday. Delphi Automotive PLC has a 52-week low of $60.50 and a 52-week high of $104.09. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $99.13 and a 200 day moving average of $90.66. The firm has a market capitalization of $26.35 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.90 and a beta of 1.36.
Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The auto parts company reported $1.71 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.65 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $4.32 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.20 billion. Delphi Automotive PLC had a net margin of 7.51% and a return on equity of 60.14%. The company’s revenue was up 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.59 earnings per share. Analysts predict that Delphi Automotive PLC will post $6.70 EPS for the current year.
In other news, Director Thomas W. Sidlik sold 8,475 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $103.19, for a total value of $874,535.25. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 10,564 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,090,099.16. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, SVP Vos Glen W. De sold 2,100 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $91.35, for a total transaction of $191,835.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 22,994 shares in the company, valued at $2,100,501.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 19,075 shares of company stock worth $1,903,025 over the last three months. Insiders own 0.31% of the company’s stock.
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About Delphi Automotive PLC
Delphi Automotive PLC is a global technology company serving the automotive sector. The Company designs and manufactures vehicle components, and provides electrical and electronic, powertrain and active safety technology solutions to the global automotive and commercial vehicle markets. The Company’s segments include Electrical/Electronic Architecture, Powertrain Systems, and Electronics and Safety.
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