Media headlines about SunCoke Energy (NYSE:SXC) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public 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 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the energy company an impact score of 45.4903502172367 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating on shares of SunCoke Energy in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of SunCoke Energy from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $13.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st.

SunCoke Energy (SXC) opened at $12.36 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $795.44, a PE ratio of 154.52 and a beta of 1.30. The company has a current ratio of 1.58, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.69. SunCoke Energy has a 1 year low of $7.66 and a 1 year high of $13.43.

SunCoke Energy (NYSE:SXC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The energy company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.26. The company had revenue of $339.00 million for 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 business’s revenue was up 15.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.10 EPS. research analysts forecast that SunCoke Energy will post -0.16 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, insider Phillip Michael Hardesty sold 4,444 shares of the 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. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 70,161 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $797,730.57. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. 3.85% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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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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