Media stories about Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog 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. Delphi Automotive PLC earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the auto parts company an impact score of 46.0023447855211 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

Shares of Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) opened at 97.73 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $26.08 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.68 and a beta of 1.36. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $99.04 and its 200-day moving average price is $89.88. Delphi Automotive PLC has a 52-week low of $60.50 and a 52-week high of $104.09.

Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The auto parts company reported $1.71 EPS for the quarter, beating the 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 analyst estimates of $4.20 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.59 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts forecast that Delphi Automotive PLC will post $6.70 EPS for the current year.

A number of brokerages have issued reports on DLPH. KeyCorp raised their target price on Delphi Automotive PLC from $100.00 to $106.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 13th. Deutsche Bank AG cut Delphi Automotive PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and reduced their target price for the stock from $108.00 to $107.00 in a report on Thursday, October 12th. BidaskClub cut Delphi Automotive PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. UBS AG cut Delphi Automotive PLC from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $102.00 target price on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. raised their target price on Delphi Automotive PLC from $105.00 to $115.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, thirteen have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $102.82.

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In other Delphi Automotive PLC news, Director Thomas W. Sidlik sold 8,475 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $103.19, for a total value of $874,535.25. Following the transaction, the director now owns 10,564 shares in the company, valued at $1,090,099.16. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Vos Glen W. De sold 2,100 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on 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 transaction, the senior vice president now owns 22,994 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,100,501.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 19,075 shares of company stock worth $1,903,025. Corporate insiders own 0.31% of the company’s stock.

Delphi Automotive PLC Company 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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