News headlines about SunCoke Energy Partners (NYSE:SXCP) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. SunCoke Energy Partners earned a news impact score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the energy company an impact score of 45.6314447286506 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on SXCP shares. Seaport Global Securities started coverage on SunCoke Energy Partners in a research report on Tuesday, April 3rd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $21.00 target price on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded SunCoke Energy Partners from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut SunCoke Energy Partners from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $22.00.

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SunCoke Energy Partners stock opened at $17.85 on Tuesday. SunCoke Energy Partners has a 12-month low of $14.55 and a 12-month high of $21.95. The company has a current ratio of 1.75, a quick ratio of 0.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.33. The stock has a market capitalization of $815.91, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.82 and a beta of 1.38.

SunCoke Energy Partners (NYSE:SXCP) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. The energy company reported ($0.81) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.67 by ($1.48). SunCoke Energy Partners had a negative net margin of 2.28% and a positive return on equity of 14.22%. The business had revenue of $235.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $251.15 million. equities analysts anticipate that SunCoke Energy Partners will post 1.63 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, major shareholder Sun Coal & Coke Llc purchased 7,854 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 9th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $17.97 per share, with a total value of $141,136.38. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. In the last quarter, insiders acquired 98,208 shares of company stock worth $1,759,713.

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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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