News stories about SunCoke Energy (NYSE:SXC) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news 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 daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the energy company an impact score of 45.4224845852208 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

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

SunCoke Energy (NYSE SXC) traded down 2.926% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $9.455. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 113,177 shares. The firm’s market cap is $608.23 million. SunCoke Energy has a one year low of $7.23 and a one year high of $13.14. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $9.05 and a 200 day moving average price of $9.25.

SunCoke Energy (NYSE:SXC) last announced its quarterly 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 business had revenue of $323.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations 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% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned ($0.07) EPS. Equities research analysts forecast that SunCoke Energy will post ($0.34) EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. TheStreet downgraded SunCoke Energy from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. BidaskClub downgraded SunCoke Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded SunCoke Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th.

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In other SunCoke Energy news, Director James E. Sweetnam sold 11,715 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.09, for a total value of $106,489.35. Following the sale, the director now owns 20,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $181,800. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director James E. Sweetnam sold 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.76, for a total transaction of $175,200.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 10,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $87,600. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 118,320 shares of company stock worth $1,234,344. Corporate insiders own 3.85% of the company’s stock.

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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