Media stories about Dalata Hotel Group (LON:DAL) have been trending neutral on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Dalata Hotel Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned media stories about the company an news buzz score of 0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Dalata Hotel Group’s analysis:
- Businesses Shouldn’t Be Paralyzed by Brexit Noise, Says Dalata Hotel Group CEO (finance.yahoo.com)
- Dalata adds Wetherspoons director to its board (independent.ie)
- Dalata Hotel Appoints Former Tesco Executive McMeikan To Board (morningstar.co.uk)
- Is There Now An Opportunity In Dalata Hotel Group plc (ISE:DHG)? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Dalata appoints independent director to board (irishtimes.com)
Separately, Berenberg Bank reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 700 ($9.15) price objective on shares of Dalata Hotel Group in a report on Tuesday, September 3rd.
Shares of LON DAL traded down GBX 1 ($0.01) during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting GBX 429 ($5.61). The company had a trading volume of 17 shares, compared to its average volume of 33,711. The stock has a market capitalization of $792.11 million and a P/E ratio of 9.73. The company has a quick ratio of 0.65, a current ratio of 0.77 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 74.75. Dalata Hotel Group has a 1-year low of GBX 379.50 ($4.96) and a 1-year high of GBX 543 ($7.10). The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 425.91 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 462.27.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 12th were issued a €0.04 ($0.04) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 12th. Dalata Hotel Group’s payout ratio is presently 0.14%.
In related news, insider Stephen McNally acquired 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 4th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 466 ($6.09) per share, with a total value of £46,600 ($60,891.15).
About Dalata Hotel Group
Dalata Hotel Group plc owns and operates hotels under the Clayton Hotel and Maldron Hotel brand names in Ireland and the United Kingdom. It operates in four segments: Dublin, Regional Ireland, United Kingdom, and Managed Hotels. The company operates three-star and four-star hotels. It also operates Red Bean Roastery coffee spaces; Grain & Grill restaurants; and Club Vitae leisure centers in hotels.
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