Lydall (LDL) Receives News Sentiment Score of 0.07

Media headlines about Lydall (NYSE:LDL) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lydall earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the auto parts company an impact score of 44.6650577968838 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Lydall (LDL) opened at $53.55 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28, a current ratio of 2.67 and a quick ratio of 1.91. The company has a market cap of $949.17, a PE ratio of 20.62 and a beta of 1.64. Lydall has a 12-month low of $45.45 and a 12-month high of $64.85.

Lydall (NYSE:LDL) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The auto parts company reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.69 by ($0.08). The company had revenue of $180.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $172.21 million. Lydall had a return on equity of 15.22% and a net margin of 6.00%. The business’s revenue was up 15.6% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts expect that Lydall will post 2.76 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on LDL shares. Sidoti raised shares of Lydall from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $62.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Lydall from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $62.50.

In other news, Director S Carl Soderstrom, Jr. sold 1,588 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.00, for a total transaction of $87,340.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 20,121 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,106,655. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, SVP Chad A. Mcdaniel sold 10,912 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $55.68, for a total transaction of $607,580.16. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 35,244 shares of company stock valued at $1,927,901. 5.02% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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Lydall Company Profile

Lydall, Inc designs and manufactures specialty engineered filtration media, industrial thermal insulating solutions, automotive thermal and acoustical barriers for filtration/separation and thermal/acoustical applications. The Company’s segments are Performance Materials, Technical Nonwovens, Thermal/Acoustical Metals and Thermal/Acoustical Fibers.

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