News coverage about SunCoke Energy Partners (NYSE:SXCP) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. SunCoke Energy Partners earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned headlines about the energy company an impact score of 50 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded SunCoke Energy Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Thursday, January 19th.

SunCoke Energy Partners (NYSE:SXCP) traded up 0.33% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $15.40. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 167,133 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $711.71 million, a P/E ratio of 7.45 and a beta of 1.29. SunCoke Energy Partners has a 1-year low of $10.00 and a 1-year high of $21.95. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $15.70 and its 200 day moving average price is $17.72.

SunCoke Energy Partners (NYSE:SXCP) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 26th. The energy company reported $0.78 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.02 by $0.24. SunCoke Energy Partners had a return on equity of 15.91% and a net margin of 15.27%. The business had revenue of $218.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $298.80 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.71 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up .4% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that SunCoke Energy Partners will post $1.60 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About SunCoke Energy Partners

SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. is engaged in the production of coke used in the blast furnace production of steel. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned a 98% interest in Haverhill Coke Company LLC (Haverhill), Middletown Coke Company, LLC (Middletown), and Gateway Energy and Coke Company, LLC (Granite City).

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