News headlines about Seacor (NYSE:CKH) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Seacor earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.0037472006871 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

Shares of Seacor (CKH) opened at $44.99 on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 2.09, a quick ratio of 2.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89. Seacor has a 12-month low of $30.44 and a 12-month high of $51.59.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Seacor from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, September 28th. Stifel Nicolaus cut Seacor from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and lifted their price objective for the stock from $40.00 to $53.00 in a report on Monday, November 6th. Credit Suisse Group raised their target price on shares of Seacor from $36.00 to $43.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of Seacor from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Seacor has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $50.33.

In related news, Vice Chairman Oivind Lorentzen sold 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $50.15, for a total transaction of $1,003,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 41,175 shares in the company, valued at $2,064,926.25. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, insider Charles Fabrikant sold 54,901 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $50.37, for a total transaction of $2,765,363.37. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 488,834 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $24,622,568.58. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 115,918 shares of company stock worth $5,824,354. Corporate insiders own 10.47% of the company’s stock.

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About Seacor

SEACOR Holdings Inc, is engaged in the business of transportation and logistics, alcohol manufacturing, merchandising, and risk management consultancy. The Company’s segments include, Inland River Services, Shipping Services and Illinois Corn Processing. Inland River Services segment operates river transportation equipment used for moving agricultural and industrial commodities and petroleum and chemical products.

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