News coverage about FRP Holdings (NASDAQ:FRPH) has trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. FRP Holdings earned a media sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.1321491865645 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Shares of FRP Holdings (NASDAQ:FRPH) traded down 0.33% on Monday, reaching $45.80. 3,244 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. FRP Holdings has a 52 week low of $28.90 and a 52 week high of $49.35. The firm has a market capitalization of $458.09 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 62.31 and a beta of 0.55. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $44.73 and a 200 day moving average price of $43.11.

FRP Holdings (NASDAQ:FRPH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The financial services provider reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $9.36 million for the quarter. FRP Holdings had a net margin of 17.90% and a return on equity of 3.40%. On average, equities research analysts predict that FRP Holdings will post $0.77 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Separately, BidaskClub lowered shares of FRP Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 17th.

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In other FRP Holdings news, VP John D. Milton, Jr. sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.73, for a total transaction of $91,460.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 1,800 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $82,314. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, VP John D. Milton, Jr. sold 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.59, for a total transaction of $133,770.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 3,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $133,770. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 23.34% of the company’s stock.

About FRP Holdings

FRP Holdings, Inc is a holding company engaged in various real estate businesses. The Company conducts its business through its subsidiaries, FRP Maryland, Inc, FRP Development Corp. and Florida Rock Properties, Inc The segments of the Company include leasing and management of warehouse and office building owned by the Company (the Asset Management Segment), leasing and management of mining royalty land owned by the Company (the Mining Royalty Lands Segment) and real property acquisition, entitlement, development and construction primarily for warehouse and office buildings (the Land Development and Construction Segment).

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