Media coverage about Ducommun (NYSE:DCO) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ducommun earned a news sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the aerospace company an impact score of 44.9579400889596 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on DCO shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Ducommun from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. ValuEngine raised shares of Ducommun from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, September 11th. Canaccord Genuity boosted their price objective on shares of Ducommun from $36.00 to $38.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. TheStreet raised shares of Ducommun from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Ducommun from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. Ducommun currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $36.80.

Ducommun (NYSE:DCO) opened at $26.34 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $298.38, a P/E ratio of 19.23 and a beta of 0.87. Ducommun has a 12 month low of $24.23 and a 12 month high of $35.58. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a current ratio of 2.46.

Ducommun (NYSE:DCO) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The aerospace company reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $138.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $143.72 million. Ducommun had a net margin of 2.40% and a return on equity of 7.20%. Ducommun’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.44 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Ducommun will post 0.59 EPS for the current year.

In other Ducommun news, Director Anthony J. Reardon sold 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.04, for a total value of $781,200.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 82,603 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,150,982.12. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director Anthony J. Reardon sold 4,198 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.03, for a total transaction of $130,263.94. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 92,555 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,871,981.65. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 72,701 shares of company stock valued at $2,018,782. Corporate insiders own 8.20% of the company’s stock.

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About Ducommun

Ducommun Incorporated is a global provider of engineering and manufacturing services for various products and failure applications used primarily in the aerospace, defense, industrial, natural resources, medical and other industries. The Company is a solution-based provider, offering a range of value-added products and services in its primary businesses of electronics, structures and integrated solutions.

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