Media stories about Dorchester Minerals, L.P. (NASDAQ:DMLP) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Dorchester Minerals, L.P. earned a news sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the energy company an impact score of 46.5196477688057 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of Dorchester Minerals, L.P. (NASDAQ DMLP) traded down $0.05 during trading on Friday, reaching $15.00. 41,225 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 67,415. Dorchester Minerals, L.P. has a 12-month low of $13.90 and a 12-month high of $19.30. The stock has a market cap of $485.81, a PE ratio of 15.52 and a beta of 0.82.
Dorchester Minerals, L.P. (NASDAQ:DMLP) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November 3rd. The energy company reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter. Dorchester Minerals, L.P. had a net margin of 64.05% and a return on equity of 40.04%. The firm had revenue of $12.48 million during the quarter.
DMLP has been the subject of a number of research reports. BidaskClub cut shares of Dorchester Minerals, L.P. from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. TheStreet cut shares of Dorchester Minerals, L.P. from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 15th.
In other news, insider Minerals Operating Dorchester acquired 18,900 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 8th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $14.48 per share, with a total value of $273,672.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, COO Bradley J. Ehrman acquired 1,700 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $15.05 per share, with a total value of $25,585.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders acquired 21,860 shares of company stock valued at $317,099. 9.20% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
About Dorchester Minerals, L.P.
Dorchester Minerals, L.P. is a limited partnership company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, ownership and administration of Royalty Properties and net profits interests (NPIs). As of December 31, 2016, the Royalty Properties consisted of producing and nonproducing mineral, royalty, overriding royalty, net profits and leasehold interests located in 574 counties and parishes in 25 states.
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