News articles about Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Delphi Automotive PLC earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the auto parts company an impact score of 46.2457153579512 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE DLPH) traded down 1.78% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $91.15. 2,325,644 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $90.07 and its 200-day moving average price is $82.44. Delphi Automotive PLC has a one year low of $60.50 and a one year high of $94.63. The stock has a market cap of $24.32 billion, a PE ratio of 19.29 and a beta of 1.37.

Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The auto parts company reported $1.71 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ 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 business had revenue of $4.32 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.20 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.59 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts forecast that Delphi Automotive PLC will post $6.69 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 23rd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 9th will be given a dividend of $0.29 per share. This represents a $1.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.27%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 7th. Delphi Automotive PLC’s dividend payout ratio is presently 24.58%.

A number of research firms have recently commented on DLPH. Guggenheim began coverage on shares of Delphi Automotive PLC in a report on Wednesday, June 21st. They issued a “buy” rating and a $104.00 price target on the stock. BidaskClub cut shares of Delphi Automotive PLC from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Delphi Automotive PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 18th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $100.00 price target (up from $86.00) on shares of Delphi Automotive PLC in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets cut their price target on shares of Delphi Automotive PLC from $104.00 to $92.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, May 15th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, fourteen have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Delphi Automotive PLC presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $92.82.

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In related news, CFO Joseph R. Massaro sold 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $85.79, for a total transaction of $257,370.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 55,779 shares in the company, valued at $4,785,280.41. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Sean O. Mahoney sold 1,949 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $87.41, for a total value of $170,362.09. Following the sale, the director now owns 11,767 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,028,553.47. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 20,449 shares of company stock valued at $1,770,497. Corporate insiders own 0.32% of the company’s stock.

About Delphi Automotive PLC

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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