Media headlines about SunCoke Energy (NYSE:SXC) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. SunCoke Energy earned a coverage optimism score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the energy company an impact score of 45.8715908424273 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

A number of analysts have recently commented on SXC shares. BidaskClub downgraded SunCoke Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. TheStreet downgraded SunCoke Energy from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a report on Friday, August 4th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded SunCoke Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 19th.

Shares of SunCoke Energy (NYSE SXC) traded up 0.57% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $8.76. 66,344 shares of the company were exchanged. SunCoke Energy has a 12 month low of $6.36 and a 12 month high of $13.14. The company’s market capitalization is $563.52 million. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $9.08 and its 200-day moving average is $9.31.

SunCoke Energy (NYSE:SXC) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The energy company reported ($0.07) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.14) by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $323.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $347.90 million. SunCoke Energy had a negative net margin of 0.01% and a positive return on equity of 3.27%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 10.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.07) EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that SunCoke Energy will post ($0.34) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other SunCoke Energy news, major shareholder Mangrove Partners Fund (Cayman sold 179,828 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.22, for a total value of $2,017,670.16. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director James E. Sweetnam sold 11,715 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.09, for a total transaction of $106,489.35. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 20,000 shares in the company, valued at $181,800. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 862,266 shares of company stock worth $9,521,997. 3.85% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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About SunCoke Energy

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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