Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect FutureFuel Corp. (FF) Stock Price
Media stories about FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. FutureFuel Corp. earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the energy company an impact score of 45.9895876210419 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Separately, BidaskClub cut shares of FutureFuel Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th.
FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF) traded up 0.65% on Wednesday, reaching $15.39. 18,884 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The company’s 50 day moving average is $14.91 and its 200-day moving average is $14.63. The stock has a market cap of $673.30 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.79 and a beta of 1.78. FutureFuel Corp. has a 52-week low of $10.24 and a 52-week high of $16.58.
FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 9th. The energy company reported $0.02 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.20 by ($0.18). The company had revenue of $68.05 million during the quarter. FutureFuel Corp. had a return on equity of 9.93% and a net margin of 13.72%. Equities analysts expect that FutureFuel Corp. will post $1.08 EPS for the current year.
About FutureFuel Corp.
FutureFuel Corp. is the holding company of FutureFuel Chemical Company. FutureFuel Chemical Company manufactures diversified chemical products, bio-based products consisting of biofuels, and bio-based specialty chemical products. FutureFuel Chemical Company conducts its operations through two segments: chemicals and biofuels.
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