Warrior Met Coal (HCC) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.16
Media coverage about Warrior Met Coal (NYSE:HCC) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Warrior Met Coal earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 45.5118083516151 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
A number of equities research analysts recently commented on HCC shares. Seaport Global Securities started coverage on shares of Warrior Met Coal in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. They set a “buy” rating and a $21.00 target price for the company. Clarkson Capital restated a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 price target on shares of Warrior Met Coal in a research note on Monday, May 8th. MKM Partners initiated coverage on shares of Warrior Met Coal in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $18.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Warrior Met Coal from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on shares of Warrior Met Coal in a research note on Monday, May 8th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $27.00 price target on the stock. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. Warrior Met Coal presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $23.70.
Shares of Warrior Met Coal (NYSE:HCC) traded down 0.203% on Wednesday, reaching $27.015. 120,773 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Warrior Met Coal has a one year low of $15.10 and a one year high of $27.22. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $21.99 and a 200 day moving average of $19.33. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.44 billion and a P/E ratio of 6.052.
Warrior Met Coal (NYSE:HCC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $2.52 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.93 by $0.59. The business had revenue of $363.37 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $321.75 million. On average, equities research analysts predict that Warrior Met Coal will post $4.08 EPS for the current year.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, August 23rd. Investors of record on Monday, August 14th were paid a $0.05 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 10th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.74%.
Warrior Met Coal Company Profile
Warrior Met Coal, Inc, formerly Warrior Met Coal, LLC, is a producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the steel industry from underground mines located in Brookwood, Alabama, southwest of Birmingham and near Tuscaloosa. These underground coalmines are 1,400 to 2,100 feet underground. Its operations serve markets in the United States, Europe, Asia and South America via barge and rail access to the Port of Mobile.
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