Headlines about Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Deltic Timber Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the construction company an impact score of 46.9862318569356 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) traded down $0.06 on Friday, reaching $94.94. The company had a trading volume of 248,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 65,390. The company has a market cap of $1,157.96, a P/E ratio of 123.38 and a beta of 0.94. Deltic Timber Corporation has a twelve month low of $65.65 and a twelve month high of $96.65. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.94, a current ratio of 1.72 and a quick ratio of 1.18.

Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 23rd. The construction company reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $61.66 million during the quarter. Deltic Timber Corporation had a return on equity of 3.74% and a net margin of 4.13%. sell-side analysts predict that Deltic Timber Corporation will post 0.52 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 18th. Investors of record on Monday, December 4th will be paid a $0.10 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 1st. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.42%. Deltic Timber Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 51.95%.

DEL has been the subject of several research analyst reports. BidaskClub downgraded Deltic Timber Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. TheStreet upgraded Deltic Timber Corporation from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. BTIG Research reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $57.00 target price (up from $52.00) on shares of Deltic Timber Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Deltic Timber Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. Deltic Timber Corporation has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $50.13.

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About Deltic Timber Corporation

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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