Headlines about Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Delphi Automotive PLC earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the auto parts company an impact score of 45.6887690223275 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

Shares of Delphi Automotive PLC (DLPH) traded down 0.16% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $93.34. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,044,850 shares. The company has a 50 day moving average of $90.62 and a 200-day moving average of $82.97. Delphi Automotive PLC has a 52 week low of $60.50 and a 52 week high of $94.63. The stock has a market capitalization of $24.91 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.75 and a beta of 1.37.

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 analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.65 by $0.06. Delphi Automotive PLC had a net margin of 8.78% and a return on equity of 54.08%. The business had revenue of $4.32 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.20 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.59 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts predict that Delphi Automotive PLC will post $6.69 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 23rd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 9th will be issued a $0.29 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 7th. This represents a $1.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.24%. Delphi Automotive PLC’s payout ratio is 24.58%.

A number of analysts have weighed in on DLPH shares. Jefferies Group LLC upped their target price on Delphi Automotive PLC from $100.00 to $106.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, May 15th. Barclays PLC restated a “buy” rating on shares of Delphi Automotive PLC in a report on Monday, May 15th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Delphi Automotive PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $87.00 target price for the company in a report on Friday, April 21st. Guggenheim started coverage on Delphi Automotive PLC in a report on Wednesday, June 21st. They set a “buy” rating and a $104.00 target price for the company. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating and set a $95.00 target price on shares of Delphi Automotive PLC in a report on Friday, July 7th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, fifteen have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $93.78.

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In other news, SVP David M. Sherbin sold 15,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $86.63, for a total value of $1,342,765.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 70,766 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $6,130,458.58. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, SVP Vos Glen W. De sold 2,100 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $91.35, for a total transaction of $191,835.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 22,994 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,100,501.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 22,549 shares of company stock valued at $1,962,332 over the last ninety days. 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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