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Long or Short: Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE: DEL)

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Deltic Timber Corporation is part of the basic materials sector and forest products industry. The company CEO is John D. Enlow. Deltic Timber Corp is a natural resources company engaged in the growing and harvesting of timber and the manufacturing and marketing of lumber and medium density fiberboard. It is also engaged in real estate development in central Arkansas.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The DEL stock showed a previous change of -5.25% with an open at 97.86 and a close of 93.28. It reached an intraday high of 98.55 and a low of 93.06.

SeekingAlpha:  Deltic Timber reports Q4 results

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $1.1b with 12.2m shares outstanding, of which the float is 11.7m shares. Trading volume reached 2,102,253 shares compared to its average volume of 212,806 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Deltic Timber Corporation shares returned 0.02% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 1.35%. Over three months, it changed -0.58%. In one year it has changed 19.36% and within that year its 52-week high was 100.35 and its 52-week low was 65.65. DEL stock is 42.09% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 82.76 and a 50 day moving average of 92.41. Currently DEL stock is trading 12.71% above its 200 day moving average.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.53 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 176.00. The TTM EPS is 0.92, which comes to a TTM PE of 101.39.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
01-01-1970:  0.00 (estimated)
01-01-1970:  0.00
01-01-1970:  0.00
01-01-1970:  0.00

The dividend per share is currently 0.40, which is a dividend yield of 0.43%. Also, the payout ratio is 43.48%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 72.60% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 385,543, which is 3.16% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 2.68. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.89

Business Wire:  Deltic Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2017 Results

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 1.14%, profit margin is 2.69%, price-to-sales is 4.95 and price-to-book is 4.70.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 4  :Valuation Score
 1  :Past Performance Score
 5  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 2  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.