News stories about SunCoke Energy (NYSE:SXC) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news 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 positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. SunCoke Energy earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the energy company an impact score of 44.9413945355372 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

SunCoke Energy (SXC) opened at $11.39 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.58, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.69. The stock has a market cap of $733.01, a PE ratio of 29.21 and a beta of 1.31. SunCoke Energy has a 52-week low of $7.66 and a 52-week high of $13.14.

SunCoke Energy (NYSE:SXC) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The energy company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.08) by $0.26. The company had revenue of $339.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $344.40 million. SunCoke Energy had a net margin of 0.42% and a return on equity of 4.60%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 15.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.10 earnings per share. equities analysts expect that SunCoke Energy will post -0.16 EPS for the current year.

A number of brokerages have issued reports on SXC. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating on shares of SunCoke Energy in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of SunCoke Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 19th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of SunCoke Energy from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 25th.

In other SunCoke Energy news, insider Phillip Michael Hardesty sold 4,444 shares of SunCoke Energy stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.37, for a total transaction of $50,528.28. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director James E. Sweetnam sold 20,000 shares of SunCoke Energy stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.76, for a total transaction of $175,200.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 10,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $87,600. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 36,159 shares of company stock valued at $332,218. 3.85% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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SunCoke Energy Company Profile

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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