Do Institutional Investors Hate Delta Apparel Inc (NYSEMKT:DLA)?

July 13, 2018 - By Mary Markley

Sentiment for Delta Apparel Inc (NYSEMKT:DLA)

Delta Apparel Inc (NYSEMKT:DLA) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.56 in Q1 2018. Its down -1.52, from 2.08 in 2017Q4. The ratio dropped, as 15 investment managers started new or increased positions, while 27 sold and decreased their equity positions in Delta Apparel Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database now hold: 4.58 million shares, up from 4.55 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment managers holding Delta Apparel Inc in their top 10 positions was flat from 2 to 2 for the same number . Sold All: 2 Reduced: 25 Increased: 8 New Position: 7.

Delta Apparel, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, makes, sources, and markets a portfolio of lifestyle basics and branded active wear apparel, headwear, and related accessory products in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $131.95 million. The firm operates through two divisions, Branded and Basics. It has a 544.12 P/E ratio. It provides various casual and athletic products for men, women, juniors, youth, and children through various distribution channels and distribution tiers, including specialty stores, boutiques, department stores, mid and mass channels, e-retailers, and the U.S. military.

The stock increased 0.05% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $18.5. About 5,180 shares traded. Delta Apparel, Inc. (NYSEMKT:DLA) has risen 3.47% since July 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.10% the S&P500.

Analysts await Delta Apparel, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:DLA) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $0.59 earnings per share, up 3.51 % or $0.02 from last year’s $0.57 per share. DLA’s profit will be $4.21M for 7.84 P/E if the $0.59 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.48 actual earnings per share reported by Delta Apparel, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 22.92 % EPS growth.

Wilen Investment Management Corp. holds 8.04% of its portfolio in Delta Apparel, Inc. for 662,475 shares. Aegis Financial Corp owns 157,984 shares or 4.36% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Perritt Capital Management Inc has 0.83% invested in the company for 140,700 shares. The New York-based Weber Alan W has invested 0.34% in the stock. Bragg Financial Advisors Inc, a North Carolina-based fund reported 68,444 shares.

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Delta Apparel, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:DLA) Institutional Positions Chart

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