Media headlines about SunCoke Energy (NYSE:SXC) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SunCoke Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the energy company an impact score of 45.3007677348707 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of SunCoke Energy (NYSE SXC) opened at $13.35 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.69, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a current ratio of 1.58. The stock has a market capitalization of $859.15, a price-to-earnings ratio of 166.88 and a beta of 1.30. SunCoke Energy has a one year low of $7.66 and a one year high of $13.43.

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

A number of brokerages recently commented on SXC. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of SunCoke Energy in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded SunCoke Energy from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $12.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Saturday, November 18th.

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

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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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