Shares of LSC Communications Inc (NYSE:LKSD) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the six analysts that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $13.65.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut LSC Communications from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 2nd.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in LKSD. OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp acquired a new position in LSC Communications in the 4th quarter worth about $2,953,000. MUFG Securities EMEA plc purchased a new position in shares of LSC Communications during the 4th quarter worth approximately $1,317,000. Norges Bank purchased a new position in shares of LSC Communications during the 4th quarter worth approximately $1,732,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its holdings in shares of LSC Communications by 4.3% during the 4th quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,841,059 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,887,000 after acquiring an additional 75,932 shares during the period. Finally, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan purchased a new position in shares of LSC Communications during the 4th quarter worth approximately $66,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 84.50% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NYSE:LKSD opened at $6.82 on Friday. LSC Communications has a twelve month low of $6.01 and a twelve month high of $18.17. The firm has a market capitalization of $236.24 million, a PE ratio of 5.54 and a beta of 1.34. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.70, a current ratio of 1.28 and a quick ratio of 0.99.

LSC Communications (NYSE:LKSD) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February 19th. The company reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.01. LSC Communications had a positive return on equity of 19.42% and a negative net margin of 0.60%. The company had revenue of $939.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $931.70 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.50 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 6.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts anticipate that LSC Communications will post 1.48 earnings per share for the current year.

LSC Communications Company Profile

LSC Communications, Inc provides various traditional and digital print services, print-related services, and office products in the United States and internationally. It operates through Magazines, Catalogs and Logistics; Book; Office Products; and Other segments. The Magazines, Catalogs and Logistics segment produces magazines and catalogs, as well as provides logistics solutions to the company and other third parties.

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