ValuEngine upgraded shares of Ducommun (NYSE:DCO) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Wednesday morning.
DCO has been the subject of several other reports. B. Riley decreased their price objective on Ducommun from $40.00 to $39.00 and set a buy rating for the company in a report on Thursday, March 1st. Noble Financial restated a hold rating on shares of Ducommun in a report on Friday, March 2nd. Canaccord Genuity decreased their price objective on Ducommun from $38.00 to $35.00 and set a buy rating for the company in a report on Thursday, March 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Ducommun from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Finally, TheStreet downgraded Ducommun from a b- rating to a c rating in a report on Monday, December 11th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $36.25.
NYSE:DCO opened at $30.38 on Wednesday. Ducommun has a twelve month low of $25.06 and a twelve month high of $35.58. The firm has a market cap of $344.54, a PE ratio of 22.84 and a beta of 0.85. The company has a quick ratio of 1.23, a current ratio of 2.75 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.92.
In related news, Director Anthony J. Reardon sold 20,000 shares of Ducommun stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.83, for a total value of $616,600.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 42,052 shares in the company, valued at $1,296,463.16. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders own 8.20% of the company’s stock.
Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY grew its stake in Ducommun by 10.3% in the fourth quarter. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY now owns 698,000 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $19,858,000 after purchasing an additional 64,905 shares during the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP purchased a new position in Ducommun in the third quarter valued at about $261,000. Royce & Associates LP grew its stake in Ducommun by 4.2% in the fourth quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 150,213 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $4,274,000 after purchasing an additional 6,000 shares during the last quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP grew its stake in Ducommun by 75.0% in the third quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP now owns 58,128 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $1,849,000 after purchasing an additional 24,921 shares during the last quarter. Finally, PEAK6 Investments L.P. purchased a new position in Ducommun in the third quarter valued at about $366,000. Institutional investors own 82.48% of the company’s stock.
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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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