Westfield Capital Management Co. LP raised its stake in shares of Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) by 1.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 1,258,826 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after purchasing an additional 14,283 shares during the period. Delphi Automotive PLC accounts for about 0.9% of Westfield Capital Management Co. LP’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 23rd biggest holding. Westfield Capital Management Co. LP owned approximately 0.47% of Delphi Automotive PLC worth $110,336,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in DLPH. Global X Management Co. LLC grew its holdings in Delphi Automotive PLC by 9.7% during the second quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC now owns 1,292 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $113,000 after purchasing an additional 114 shares during the period. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. grew its holdings in Delphi Automotive PLC by 10.5% during the second quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 1,316 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $115,000 after purchasing an additional 125 shares during the period. Assetmark Inc. grew its holdings in Delphi Automotive PLC by 3.1% during the first quarter. Assetmark Inc. now owns 1,520 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $122,000 after purchasing an additional 46 shares during the period. Acadian Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in Delphi Automotive PLC during the first quarter valued at about $126,000. Finally, Jacobi Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in Delphi Automotive PLC by 25.5% during the first quarter. Jacobi Capital Management LLC now owns 1,881 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $141,000 after purchasing an additional 382 shares during the period. 90.10% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In related news, CFO Joseph R. Massaro sold 3,000 shares of Delphi Automotive PLC stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $85.79, for a total value of $257,370.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 55,779 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,785,280.41. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, SVP Vos Glen W. De sold 2,100 shares of Delphi Automotive PLC stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $91.35, for a total value of $191,835.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 22,994 shares in the company, valued at $2,100,501.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 0.32% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have issued reports on DLPH shares. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and set a $95.00 price target on shares of Delphi Automotive PLC in a report on Friday, July 7th. Bank of America Corporation reissued an “underperform” rating and set a $90.00 price target (down previously from $95.00) on shares of Delphi Automotive PLC in a report on Friday, June 16th. Guggenheim started coverage on Delphi Automotive PLC in a report on Wednesday, June 21st. They set a “buy” rating and a $104.00 price target for the company. BidaskClub lowered Delphi Automotive PLC from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. Finally, Raymond James Financial, Inc. started coverage on Delphi Automotive PLC in a report on Thursday, June 15th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $95.00 price target for the company. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, fifteen have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Delphi Automotive PLC currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $93.78.

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Shares of Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) traded up 2.35% during trading on Friday, reaching $100.19. The company had a trading volume of 2,184,292 shares. Delphi Automotive PLC has a 52 week low of $60.50 and a 52 week high of $100.50. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $94.36 and its 200-day moving average price is $86.35. The company has a market capitalization of $26.74 billion, a PE ratio of 21.20 and a beta of 1.35.

Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The auto parts company reported $1.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.65 by $0.06. Delphi Automotive PLC had a return on equity of 60.14% and a net margin of 7.51%. The company had revenue of $4.32 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.20 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.59 EPS. Delphi Automotive PLC’s revenue was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that Delphi Automotive PLC will post $6.69 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, August 23rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 9th were issued a $0.29 dividend. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.16%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, August 7th. Delphi Automotive PLC’s payout ratio is 24.58%.

Delphi Automotive PLC Profile

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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