News headlines about Ducommun (NYSE:DCO) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog 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. Ducommun earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the aerospace company an impact score of 44.9303676830209 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Ducommun (NYSE:DCO) opened at $27.21 on Thursday. Ducommun has a 1-year low of $24.23 and a 1-year high of $35.58. The company has a market capitalization of $305.18, a P/E ratio of 19.66 and a beta of 0.81. The company has a current ratio of 2.46, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99.
Ducommun (NYSE:DCO) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The aerospace company reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.03. Ducommun had a return on equity of 7.20% and a net margin of 2.40%. The company had revenue of $138.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $143.72 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.44 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts anticipate that Ducommun will post 0.59 EPS for the current year.
Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. TheStreet lowered Ducommun from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Monday. B. Riley set a $40.00 target price on Ducommun and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Sidoti lowered Ducommun from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. Noble Financial restated a “hold” rating on shares of Ducommun in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Ducommun from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $36.80.
In other news, Director Anthony J. Reardon sold 9,872 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.01, for a total transaction of $286,386.72. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 115,432 shares in the company, valued at $3,348,682.32. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Anthony J. Reardon sold 30,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.04, for a total value of $781,200.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 82,603 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,150,982.12. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 56,728 shares of company stock valued at $1,577,191. Corporate insiders own 8.20% of the company’s stock.
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Ducommun Incorporated is a global provider of engineering and manufacturing services for various products and failure applications used primarily in the aerospace, defense, industrial, natural resources, medical and other industries. The Company is a solution-based provider, offering a range of value-added products and services in its primary businesses of electronics, structures and integrated solutions.
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