SunCoke Energy (NYSE:SXC) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.03

Media coverage about SunCoke Energy (NYSE:SXC) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SunCoke Energy earned a coverage optimism score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the energy company an impact score of 45.3333925806493 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of SunCoke Energy (NYSE:SXC) opened at $12.51 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $805.09, a price-to-earnings ratio of 156.38 and a beta of 1.30. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.69, a current ratio of 1.58 and a quick ratio of 1.04. SunCoke Energy has a twelve month low of $7.66 and a twelve month high of $13.43.

SunCoke Energy (NYSE:SXC) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The energy company reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.08) by $0.26. The firm had revenue of $339.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $344.40 million. SunCoke Energy had a net margin of 0.42% and a return on equity of 4.60%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 15.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.10 EPS. equities analysts expect that SunCoke Energy will post -0.16 earnings per share for the current year.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of SunCoke Energy from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 27th. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of SunCoke Energy in a report on Wednesday, November 1st.

In related news, insider Phillip Michael Hardesty sold 4,444 shares of SunCoke Energy stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.37, for a total transaction of $50,528.28. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 70,161 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $797,730.57. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Company insiders own 3.85% of the company’s stock.

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SunCoke Energy Company Profile

SunCoke Energy, Inc is a producer of coke in the Americas. The Company’s segments include Domestic Coke, Brazil Coke, Coal Logistics, and Corporate and Other. The Domestic Coke segment consists of its Jewell Coke Company, L.P. (Jewell), Indiana Harbor Coke Company (Indiana Harbor), Haverhill Coke Company LLC (Haverhill), Gateway Energy and Coke Company, LLC (Granite City) and Middletown Coke Company, LLC (Middletown) cokemaking and heat recovery operations.

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