Lee Enterprises, (LEE) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows
Headlines about Lee Enterprises, (NYSE:LEE) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lee Enterprises, earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 47.1578283939799 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- Gilbert, AZ Industrial Building Trades for $3.84M (prlog.org)
- Critical Survey: Lee Enterprises, (NYSE:LEE) and tronc (TRNC) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Lee reports third-quarter earnings bump (businessrecord.com)
- Journal parent posts strong 3rd quarter earnings (siouxcityjournal.com)
- Globe Gazette’s parent company posts strong 3Q earnings (globegazette.com)
Lee Enterprises, (NYSE:LEE) traded down 1.220% on Tuesday, reaching $2.025. 109,915 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company has a market cap of $114.72 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.988 and a beta of 2.18. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $1.90 and its 200 day moving average is $2.41. Lee Enterprises, has a 52 week low of $1.74 and a 52 week high of $3.92.
Lee Enterprises, (NYSE:LEE) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $139.36 million for the quarter. Lee Enterprises, had a negative return on equity of 16.25% and a net margin of 4.30%. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Lee Enterprises, will post $0.42 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of research analysts have issued reports on LEE shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Lee Enterprises, from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. TheStreet downgraded shares of Lee Enterprises, from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 31st.
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Lee Enterprises, Company Profile
Lee Enterprises, Incorporated is a provider of local news and information, and a platform for print and digital advertising. The Company’s products included 46 daily and 34 Sunday newspapers, 300 weekly newspapers, and classified and niche publications, as of September 25, 2016. The Company also provides a range of digital products, including video, digital couponing, behavioral targeting, audience retargeting, banner advertisements and social networking.
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