News headlines about Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE:DBD) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty 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. Diebold Nixdorf earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the technology company an impact score of 45.9215717096495 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

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Several equities research analysts have commented on DBD shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $21.00 target price on Diebold Nixdorf and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, February 12th. DA Davidson began coverage on Diebold Nixdorf in a research note on Wednesday, February 7th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $19.00 price objective on the stock. Lake Street Capital upgraded Diebold Nixdorf from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, February 13th. Zacks Investment Research cut Diebold Nixdorf from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, January 29th. Finally, Imperial Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Diebold Nixdorf in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $20.80.

Shares of Diebold Nixdorf stock opened at $15.90 on Thursday. Diebold Nixdorf has a 12 month low of $12.90 and a 12 month high of $31.00. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,188.46, a P/E ratio of -5.15, a PEG ratio of 4.49 and a beta of 2.11. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.53, a quick ratio of 0.98 and a current ratio of 1.39.

Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE:DBD) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 13th. The technology company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.35 by $0.05. Diebold Nixdorf had a positive return on equity of 14.90% and a negative net margin of 5.06%. The company had revenue of $1.25 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.24 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.32 EPS. The business’s revenue was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts forecast that Diebold Nixdorf will post 1.16 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 16th. Investors of record on Monday, February 26th were paid a $0.10 dividend. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, February 23rd. Diebold Nixdorf’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -12.94%.

In other Diebold Nixdorf news, CFO Christopher A. Chapman purchased 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 28th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $16.05 per share, for a total transaction of $48,150.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. 1.37% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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Diebold Nixdorf Company Profile

Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated provides connected commerce services, software and technology. The Company’s geographic segments include North America (NA), Asia Pacific (AP), Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Latin America (LA). These segments sell and service financial self-service (FSS), retail solutions and security systems.

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