Delphi Automotive PLC (DLPH) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

Headlines about Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Delphi Automotive PLC earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the auto parts company an impact score of 46.5133672442908 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) opened at $98.70 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $26,238.41, a P/E ratio of 14.54, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.15 and a beta of 1.37. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.35, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a current ratio of 1.62. Delphi Automotive PLC has a 1-year low of $60.50 and a 1-year high of $104.09.

Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The auto parts company reported $1.66 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.56 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $4.33 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.10 billion. Delphi Automotive PLC had a return on equity of 57.92% and a net margin of 8.00%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.50 EPS. equities research analysts expect that Delphi Automotive PLC will post 6.77 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 22nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 8th will be issued a dividend of $0.29 per share. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 7th. Delphi Automotive PLC’s dividend payout ratio is presently 22.61%.

Several research analysts have recently commented on the company. BidaskClub downgraded Delphi Automotive PLC from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, November 11th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $128.00 price objective (up previously from $110.00) on shares of Delphi Automotive PLC in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $112.00 price objective on Delphi Automotive PLC and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Wells Fargo & Company raised their price objective on Delphi Automotive PLC from $105.00 to $109.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, September 29th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG raised their price objective on Delphi Automotive PLC from $99.00 to $107.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, thirteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $103.98.

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In other Delphi Automotive PLC news, Director Gary L. Cowger sold 8,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $98.43, for a total transaction of $836,655.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 29,960 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,948,962.80. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Thomas W. Sidlik sold 8,475 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on 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 owns 10,564 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,090,099.16. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 0.31% of the company’s stock.

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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