Headlines about SunCoke Energy Partners (NYSE:SXCP) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SunCoke Energy Partners earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the energy company an impact score of 46.9112691961866 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

SunCoke Energy Partners (NYSE:SXCP) opened at $18.70 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $871.38, a price-to-earnings ratio of -9.49 and a beta of 1.38. The company has a quick ratio of 0.72, a current ratio of 1.75 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.33. SunCoke Energy Partners has a twelve month low of $13.50 and a twelve month high of $21.95.

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

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 15th were issued a dividend of $0.594 per share. This represents a $2.38 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 12.71%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, February 14th. SunCoke Energy Partners’s payout ratio is -120.81%.

Several research firms recently commented on SXCP. ValuEngine raised SunCoke Energy Partners from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered SunCoke Energy Partners from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 7th.

In other news, major shareholder Sun Coal & Coke Llc acquired 15,200 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 20th. The shares were bought at an average price of $17.06 per share, with a total value of $259,312.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. In the last ninety days, insiders have acquired 280,769 shares of company stock worth $4,912,418.

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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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