Dominion Diamond Corp (DDC) Stock Rating Lowered by Paradigm Capital

Jul 20, 2017, 00:47
Dominion Diamond Corp (DDC) Stock Rating Lowered by Paradigm Capital

The brokerage now has a "sector perform" rating on the basic materials company's stock. The stock witnessed 10.42% gains, 12.35% gains and 36.36% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively.

07/23/2014 - Dominion Diamond Corporation had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. As per Monday, October 19, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup.

Dominion Diamond Corporation (NYSE:DDC) (TSE:DDC) last announced its earnings results on Monday, June 12th.

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Equities researchers at BMO Capital's research division cut the rating for shares of Dominion Diamond Corporation Common Stock (NYSE:DDC) from a "Outperform" to a "Market Perform" on Tuesday morning. Dominion Diamond Corp (NYSE:DDC) has a market cap of $1.18 Billion and the number of outstanding shares have been calculated 83.65 Million. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. They now have a $14.25 price target on the stock, up previously from $14.40.

Dominion Diamond Corporation (DDC) traded up 4.38% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $14.07. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $16.87 and a 200 day moving average of $15.34. The company had revenue of $211 million during the quarter. During the same quarter past year, the business earned ($0.01) EPS. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 18.3% compared to the same quarter a year ago. The basic materials company reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.05 by $0.04.

Dominion Diamond Corporation declared that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Monday, July 17th that authorizes the company to repurchase shares. This buyback authorization permits the basic materials company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

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"Dominion Diamond has an excellent collection of mining assets and a talented and experienced management team and workforce", said Lawrence R. Simkins, President of Washington.

While having a peek at profitability ratios Dominion Diamond Corp (NYSE:DDC) has trailing twelve month gross margin at 12.6%, its trailing twelve month operating margin stands at 0% whereas its trailing twelve month net profit margin spots at 0%.

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