News headlines about Dana (NYSE:DAN) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Dana earned a news sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the auto parts company an impact score of 45.214376474181 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Shares of Dana (DAN) opened at $34.88 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $4,960.00, a PE ratio of 7.31 and a beta of 1.67. Dana has a 1 year low of $17.53 and a 1 year high of $35.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.36, a quick ratio of 1.17 and a current ratio of 1.72.

Dana (NYSE:DAN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The auto parts company reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $1.83 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.71 billion. Dana had a net margin of 10.27% and a return on equity of 29.34%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 32.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.49 earnings per share. research analysts expect that Dana will post 2.45 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts have weighed in on the stock. B. Riley reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Dana in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Barclays reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $32.00 target price on shares of Dana in a research note on Tuesday. Guggenheim reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 target price on shares of Dana in a research note on Wednesday. Buckingham Research increased their target price on shares of Dana from $25.00 to $32.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Finally, UBS Group increased their target price on shares of Dana from $24.00 to $29.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $29.50.

In other news, insider Dwayne Matthews sold 17,543 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.60, for a total transaction of $519,272.80. Following the sale, the insider now owns 76,402 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,261,499.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CEO James Kevin Kamsickas sold 57,003 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.01, for a total transaction of $1,767,663.03. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 96,312 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,986,635.12. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 124,085 shares of company stock worth $3,776,775 in the last three months. Corporate insiders own 1.60% of the company’s stock.

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About Dana

Dana Incorporated, formerly Dana Holding Corporation, is a global provider of technology driveline, sealing and thermal-management products. The Company operates in four segments: Light Vehicle Driveline Technologies (Light Vehicle), Commercial Vehicle Driveline Technologies (Commercial Vehicle), Off-Highway Driveline Technologies (Off-Highway) and Power Technologies.

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