News articles about Seacor (NYSE:CKH) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Seacor earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.7672744626067 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of NYSE:CKH traded up $0.87 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $53.10. The stock had a trading volume of 105,957 shares, compared to its average volume of 107,984. The company has a market capitalization of $946.90 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 41.16 and a beta of 0.79. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65, a current ratio of 4.00 and a quick ratio of 3.97. Seacor has a twelve month low of $36.35 and a twelve month high of $59.00.

Seacor (NYSE:CKH) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July 25th. The oil and gas company reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.26 by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $216.83 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $185.95 million. Seacor had a return on equity of 2.88% and a net margin of 18.26%. equities research analysts expect that Seacor will post 1.69 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on CKH shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Seacor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $61.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, May 1st. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Seacor from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 2nd. Finally, TheStreet downgraded shares of Seacor from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 15th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a hold rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $52.67.

In other Seacor news, COO Eric Fabrikant sold 4,988 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.25, for a total transaction of $275,587.00. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 53,572 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,959,853. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Company insiders own 10.47% of the company’s stock.

Seacor Company Profile

SEACOR Holdings Inc, a diversified holding company, engages in transportation, and logistics and risk management consultancy businesses in the United States and internationally. The company's Ocean Transportation & Logistics Services segment owns and operates a diversified fleet of marine transportation, and towing and bunkering assets.

See Also: How to Invest in Marijuana Stocks

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Seacor (NYSE:CKH)

Receive News & Ratings for Seacor Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Seacor and related companies with's FREE daily email newsletter.