News coverage about AdvanSix (NASDAQ:ASIX) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing 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 positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. AdvanSix earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 46.1210358128421 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of AdvanSix (NASDAQ ASIX) opened at 44.28 on Thursday. AdvanSix has a 52 week low of $14.65 and a 52 week high of $45.54. The stock has a market cap of $1.35 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.41. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $39.37 and its 200-day moving average price is $39.37.

AdvanSix (NASDAQ:ASIX) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 10th. The company reported $0.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.17. The company had revenue of $361.44 million during the quarter. AdvanSix had a return on equity of 40.03% and a net margin of 7.13%. Equities analysts anticipate that AdvanSix will post $2.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on ASIX shares. Cowen and Company boosted their price target on AdvanSix from $40.00 to $46.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, October 6th. BidaskClub upgraded AdvanSix from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, September 23rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded AdvanSix from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $39.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th.

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AdvanSix Company Profile

AdvanSix Inc is an integrated manufacturer of Nylon 6. The Company also sells a variety of other products, all of which are produced as part of the Nylon 6 resin manufacturing process primarily, including caprolactam, ammonium sulfate fertilizers and other chemical intermediates. The Company operates primarily through its integrated manufacturing sites located in Frankford, Pennsylvania, Hopewell, Virginia, and Chesterfield, Virginia.

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