Dynamic Materials Corp. (BOOM) Trading Up 5.8%
Dynamic Materials Corp. (NASDAQ:BOOM) was up 5.8% on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $11.84 and last traded at $11.84, with a volume of 73,762 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $11.19.
Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on BOOM shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Dynamic Materials Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 23rd. Roth Capital upped their target price on shares of Dynamic Materials Corp. from $8.00 to $10.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, March 21st. Finally, Sidoti lowered shares of Dynamic Materials Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, June 10th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $8.67.
The stock has a 50-day moving average of $10.48 and a 200 day moving average of $7.91. The company’s market cap is $170.89 million.
Dynamic Materials Corp. (NASDAQ:BOOM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 28th. The company reported ($0.03) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.18) by $0.15. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($0.17) EPS. The business had revenue of $40.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $36.28 million. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down .7% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts forecast that Dynamic Materials Corp. will post $0.04 earnings per share for the current year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 30th will be issued a dividend of $0.02 per share. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.71%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 28th.
In other news, Director David C. Aldous bought 3,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 13th. The stock was bought at an average price of $8.24 per share, with a total value of $28,840.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 16,320 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $134,476.80. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CEO Kevin T. Longe sold 8,250 shares of Dynamic Materials Corp. stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.34, for a total value of $85,305.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 105,250 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,088,285. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. American Century Companies Inc. increased its stake in Dynamic Materials Corp. by 7.5% in the fourth quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 663,189 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,636,000 after buying an additional 46,044 shares in the last quarter. Hunter Associates inc. increased its stake in Dynamic Materials Corp. by 24.9% in the fourth quarter. Hunter Associates inc. now owns 248,027 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,734,000 after buying an additional 49,450 shares in the last quarter. Royce & Associates LLC increased its stake in Dynamic Materials Corp. by 2.5% in the fourth quarter. Royce & Associates LLC now owns 634,819 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,437,000 after buying an additional 15,423 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in Dynamic Materials Corp. by 2.2% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 499,818 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,494,000 after buying an additional 10,897 shares in the last quarter.
Dynamic Materials Corporation operates a family of technical product and process businesses serving the energy, industrial and infrastructure markets. The Company’s segments are NobelClad and DynaEnergetics. The NobelClad segment is engaged in the production of explosion-welded clad metal plates for use in the construction of corrosion resistant industrial processing equipment and specialized transition joints.
Get Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.