Equities research analysts expect that Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE:DCO) will report earnings of ($0.34) per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have made estimates for Ducommun’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.35) and the highest estimate coming in at ($0.32). Ducommun reported earnings of $0.45 per share during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year over year growth rate of 175.6%. The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings results on Monday, March 5th.

On average, analysts expect that Ducommun will report full year earnings of $0.59 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.57 to $0.61. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the business will report earnings of $0.85 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.75 to $0.95. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are an average based on a survey of research analysts that cover Ducommun.

Several equities analysts have weighed in on DCO shares. Canaccord Genuity lifted their target price on Ducommun from $36.00 to $38.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Sidoti raised Ducommun from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Monday, November 13th. TheStreet raised Ducommun from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Zacks Investment Research cut Ducommun from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, ValuEngine cut Ducommun from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, November 10th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. Ducommun has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $36.80.

Ducommun (NYSE:DCO) traded down $0.29 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $27.08. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 614 shares, compared to its average volume of 71,987. The company has a current ratio of 2.46, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99. Ducommun has a 52 week low of $25.06 and a 52 week high of $35.58. The stock has a market cap of $306.54, a PE ratio of 19.75 and a beta of 0.84.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in DCO. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. acquired a new stake in shares of Ducommun during the 4th quarter valued at about $2,580,000. Foundry Partners LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Ducommun by 60.1% during the 3rd quarter. Foundry Partners LLC now owns 208,220 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $6,673,000 after buying an additional 78,175 shares during the last quarter. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY lifted its holdings in shares of Ducommun by 10.3% during the 4th quarter. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY now owns 698,000 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $19,858,000 after buying an additional 64,905 shares during the last quarter. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Ducommun during the 4th quarter valued at about $1,242,000. Finally, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership lifted its holdings in shares of Ducommun by 137.5% during the 2nd quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 68,855 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $2,174,000 after buying an additional 39,866 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 81.69% 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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