Principal Financial Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of SunCoke Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SXC) by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 502,256 shares of the energy company’s stock after buying an additional 3,954 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc. owned about 0.78% of SunCoke Energy worth $5,474,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its stake in SunCoke Energy by 8.7% during the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 5,449,617 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $48,829,000 after buying an additional 437,458 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of SunCoke Energy by 25.9% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,853,591 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $43,488,000 after buying an additional 999,209 shares during the period. Boston Partners boosted its holdings in shares of SunCoke Energy by 30.0% in the second quarter. Boston Partners now owns 3,901,699 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $42,528,000 after buying an additional 900,669 shares during the period. State Street Corp boosted its holdings in shares of SunCoke Energy by 16.9% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 3,062,681 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $27,445,000 after buying an additional 443,774 shares during the period. Finally, Gendell Jeffrey L boosted its holdings in shares of SunCoke Energy by 99.4% in the first quarter. Gendell Jeffrey L now owns 1,963,258 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $17,591,000 after buying an additional 978,441 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 90.24% of the company’s stock.

Shares of SunCoke Energy, Inc. (SXC) opened at 9.34 on Tuesday. The stock’s market cap is $600.83 million. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $8.96 and a 200-day moving average price of $9.24. SunCoke Energy, Inc. has a 12-month low of $7.23 and a 12-month high of $13.14.

SunCoke Energy (NYSE:SXC) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The energy company reported ($0.07) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.14) by $0.07. The company had revenue of $323.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 revenue for the quarter was up 10.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted ($0.07) earnings per share. Equities analysts anticipate that SunCoke Energy, Inc. will post ($0.34) EPS for the current fiscal year.

SXC has been the topic of several analyst reports. TheStreet downgraded shares of SunCoke Energy from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of SunCoke Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of SunCoke Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th.

In other news, major shareholder Mangrove Partners Fund (Cayman sold 265,742 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.06, for a total transaction of $2,939,106.52. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, major shareholder Mangrove Partners Master Fund, sold 41,131 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.01, for a total value of $452,852.31. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 435,851 shares of company stock worth $4,743,541. Insiders own 3.85% of the company’s stock.

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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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SunCoke Energy (NYSE:SXC)

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