Headlines about Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Deltic Timber Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the construction company an impact score of 46.1980154808616 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE DEL) opened at 91.17 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $1.11 billion, a P/E ratio of 132.13 and a beta of 0.89. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $83.15 and a 200 day moving average price of $75.66. Deltic Timber Corporation has a 1-year low of $53.21 and a 1-year high of $92.67.

Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The construction company reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $55.35 million during the quarter. Deltic Timber Corporation had a return on equity of 3.38% and a net margin of 3.82%. On average, equities analysts predict that Deltic Timber Corporation will post $1.50 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 18th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 4th will be given a $0.10 dividend. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 1st. Deltic Timber Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 57.97%.

DEL has been the subject of several analyst reports. TheStreet raised shares of Deltic Timber Corporation from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Thursday, September 28th. BTIG Research reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $45.00 target price on shares of Deltic Timber Corporation in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. ValuEngine raised shares of Deltic Timber Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Stephens raised shares of Deltic Timber Corporation from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and increased their target price for the stock from $49.00 to $60.00 in a report on Monday, July 17th. Finally, Morgan Stanley increased their target price on shares of Deltic Timber Corporation from $48.00 to $49.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $50.13.

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Deltic Timber Corporation Company Profile

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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