Media coverage about DENTSPLY SIRONA (NASDAQ:XRAY) has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. DENTSPLY SIRONA earned a coverage optimism score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the medical instruments supplier an impact score of 46.1542278804947 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- Is DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. (NasdaqGS:XRAY)’s Volatility at Stake as Cash Flow Change Reaches -0.03219 (zeelandpress.com)
- Global Restorative Dentistry Market 2018 Analysis – 3M, Dentsply Sirona, Danaher Corporation, Ivoclar Vivadent AG (theindustrytoday.com)
- Global Bioceramics Market 2018 Exclusive Players, Dentsply Sirona, Amedica Corp., Collagen Matrix, Inc., Sagemax … (strangenewschronicle.com)
- A Brief but Important Follow-up: DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. (XRAY) (nmsunews.com)
- DENTSPLY SIRONA (XRAY) Given a $40.00 Price Target by HC Wainwright Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of DENTSPLY SIRONA stock opened at $39.46 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31, a current ratio of 1.69 and a quick ratio of 1.10. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.88 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.83, a PEG ratio of 2.31 and a beta of 1.21. DENTSPLY SIRONA has a fifty-two week low of $37.70 and a fifty-two week high of $68.98.
DENTSPLY SIRONA (NASDAQ:XRAY) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 7th. The medical instruments supplier reported $0.60 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $1.04 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.03 billion. DENTSPLY SIRONA had a positive return on equity of 9.12% and a negative net margin of 39.62%. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.65 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that DENTSPLY SIRONA will post 2.07 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 12th. Investors of record on Friday, September 28th will be issued a $0.0875 dividend. This represents a $0.35 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. DENTSPLY SIRONA’s dividend payout ratio is currently 13.16%.
A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered DENTSPLY SIRONA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, August 6th. Robert W. Baird lowered DENTSPLY SIRONA from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and dropped their target price for the stock from $56.00 to $38.00 in a research report on Tuesday, August 7th. BidaskClub raised DENTSPLY SIRONA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 31st. ValuEngine raised DENTSPLY SIRONA from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 16th. Finally, Deutsche Bank dropped their target price on DENTSPLY SIRONA to $55.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, May 16th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $52.18.
DENTSPLY SIRONA Company Profile
DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc designs, develops, manufactures, and markets various dental and oral health products, and other consumable healthcare products primarily for the professional dental market worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Technologies & Equipment; and Consumables. Its dental supplies include endodontic instruments and materials, dental anesthetics, prophylaxis pastes, dental sealants, impression materials, restorative materials, tooth whiteners, and topical fluoride products; and small equipment products comprise dental hand pieces, intraoral curing light systems, dental diagnostic systems, and ultrasonic scalers and polishers.
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