Media coverage about Delphi Automotive (NYSE:DLPH) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Delphi Automotive earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the auto parts company an impact score of 46.5133672442908 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
Shares of Delphi Automotive (DLPH) traded up $0.79 on Monday, reaching $104.30. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,735,016 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,861,074. The firm has a market cap of $27,517.08, a PE ratio of 15.24, a P/E/G ratio of 1.20 and a beta of 1.39. The company has a current ratio of 1.62, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.35. Delphi Automotive has a 12 month low of $63.46 and a 12 month high of $104.99.
Delphi Automotive (NYSE:DLPH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The auto parts company reported $1.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.56 by $0.10. Delphi Automotive had a return on equity of 57.92% and a net margin of 8.00%. The business had revenue of $4.33 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.10 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.50 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.9% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts predict that Delphi Automotive will post 6.77 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 22nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 8th were paid a $0.29 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, November 7th. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.11%. Delphi Automotive’s dividend payout ratio is presently 22.61%.
DLPH has been the subject of several analyst reports. Royal Bank Of Canada initiated coverage on Delphi Automotive in a research note on Monday. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $60.00 price objective for the company. Bank of America raised their price objective on Delphi Automotive from $95.00 to $110.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a $112.00 price target on shares of Delphi Automotive in a report on Monday, September 25th. Cowen initiated coverage on Delphi Automotive in a report on Monday, September 25th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $120.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Robert W. Baird initiated coverage on Delphi Automotive in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $61.00 price target on the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, fourteen have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $98.76.
In other Delphi Automotive news, Director Thomas W. Sidlik sold 8,475 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $103.19, for a total transaction of $874,535.25. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 10,564 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,090,099.16. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director Gary L. Cowger sold 8,500 shares of the business’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 value of $836,655.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 29,960 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,948,962.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 33,975 shares of company stock valued at $3,437,370. 0.31% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
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About Delphi Automotive
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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