Delek US Holdings (DK) Earns Coverage Optimism Score of 0.08

Media headlines about Delek US Holdings (NYSE:DK) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog 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. Delek US Holdings earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 44.4613999857949 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

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

Delek US Holdings (DK) opened at 26.32 on Wednesday. The firm’s market capitalization is $2.14 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $25.33 and its 200-day moving average price is $24.92. Delek US Holdings has a one year low of $14.76 and a one year high of $27.85.

Delek US Holdings (NYSE:DK) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The oil and gas company reported ($0.40) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.03) by ($0.37). Delek US Holdings had a negative net margin of 3.15% and a negative return on equity of 4.60%. The business had revenue of $1.23 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $944.29 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.08) EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Delek US Holdings will post $0.28 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 13th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 23rd were given a $0.15 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, August 21st. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.29%. Delek US Holdings’s payout ratio is -25.86%.

DK has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Delek US Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Tudor Pickering restated a “hold” rating on shares of Delek US Holdings in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Cowen and Company reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 target price on shares of Delek US Holdings in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. Zacks Investment Research cut Delek US Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. cut Delek US Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $29.00 target price for the company. in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Ten analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. Delek US Holdings currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $29.00.

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In other Delek US Holdings news, insider Daniel L. Gordon sold 1,000 shares of Delek US Holdings stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.16, for a total value of $26,160.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 18,572 shares in the company, valued at approximately $485,843.52. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Charles H. Leonard sold 2,500 shares of Delek US Holdings stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.10, for a total value of $55,250.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 23,035 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $509,073.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 10,027 shares of company stock valued at $249,830. Corporate insiders own 1.61% of the company’s stock.

Delek US Holdings Company Profile

Delek US Holdings, Inc is a diversified downstream energy company. The Company has a broad platform consisting of refining, logistics, retail and wholesale marketing, renewables and asphalt operations. It operates through five segments: refining, logistics, asphalt, renewable and retail. Its refining assets consist of refineries operated in Tyler and Big Spring, Texas, El Dorado, Arkansas and Krotz Springs, Louisiana with a combined nameplate crude throughput capacity of 302,000 barrels per day.

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