Deltic Timber (DEL) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.24

News coverage about Deltic Timber (NYSE:DEL) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Deltic Timber earned a daily sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the construction company an impact score of 47.0677845581326 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of Deltic Timber stock opened at $93.28 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $1,140.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 119.59 and a beta of 0.93. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.90, a current ratio of 1.52 and a quick ratio of 1.03. Deltic Timber has a 52 week low of $65.65 and a 52 week high of $100.35.

Deltic Timber (NYSE:DEL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 14th. The construction company reported $0.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $72.04 million for the quarter. Deltic Timber had a net margin of 2.68% and a return on equity of 6.95%.

A number of research firms have recently commented on DEL. TheStreet lowered shares of Deltic Timber from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Friday, December 15th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Deltic Timber from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $50.13.

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About Deltic Timber

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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