Headlines about Ducommun (NYSE:DCO) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ducommun earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the aerospace company an impact score of 45.0498514808334 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on DCO. Sidoti lowered Ducommun from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. B. Riley set a $40.00 price target on Ducommun and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Canaccord Genuity raised their price target on Ducommun from $36.00 to $38.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Zacks Investment Research lowered Ducommun from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Ducommun from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Ducommun currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $36.80.

Shares of Ducommun (NYSE DCO) opened at $26.85 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 2.46, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99. The firm has a market capitalization of $310.39, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.00 and a beta of 0.81. Ducommun has a 1 year low of $24.23 and a 1 year high of $35.58.

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

In other news, Director Anthony J. Reardon sold 9,872 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.01, for a total value of $286,386.72. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 115,432 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,348,682.32. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Anthony J. Reardon sold 4,198 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.03, for a total value 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 $2,871,981.65. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 56,728 shares of company stock valued at $1,577,191. 8.20% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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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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