Deluxe Corporation (NYSE: DLX) is -29.21% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $20.48 and a high of $45.86 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The DLX stock was last observed hovering at around $22.86 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.13% off its average median price target of $40.50 for the next 12 months. It is also 45.88% off the consensus price target high of $42.00 offered by 2 analysts, but current levels are 41.72% higher than the price target low of $39.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $22.73, the stock is 4.54% and -0.41% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 0.15 million and changing -0.57% at the moment leaves the stock -24.57% off its SMA200. DLX registered -49.21% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -29.93%.
The stock witnessed a 5.09% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -24.13%, and is 9.02% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 3.35% over the week and 3.50% over the month.
Deluxe Corporation (DLX) has around 6313 employees, a market worth around $948.98M and $2.14B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 20.39 and Fwd P/E is 4.68. Profit margin for the company is 2.20%. Distance from 52-week low is 10.99% and -50.44% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (4.90%).
Deluxe Corporation (DLX) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Deluxe Corporation (DLX) is a “Overweight”. 2 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.00, where 1 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 1 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Deluxe Corporation is expected to release its quarterly report on 10/27/2022.The EPS is expected to shrink by -3.90% this year.
Deluxe Corporation (DLX) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 42.80M, and float is at 42.59M with Short Float at 5.08%.
Deluxe Corporation (DLX) Insider Activity
A total of 112 insider transactions have happened at Deluxe Corporation (DLX) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 51 and purchases happening 61 times.
Deluxe Corporation (DLX): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Ennis Inc. (EBF) that is 7.90% higher over the past 12 months.