Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact FutureFuel Corp. (FF) Stock Price
Press coverage about FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. FutureFuel Corp. earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the energy company an impact score of 46.7959985706114 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Separately, BidaskClub lowered shares of FutureFuel Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st.
FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF) traded up 1.24% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $14.69. 23,379 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a market cap of $642.67 million, a P/E ratio of 17.94 and a beta of 1.80. FutureFuel Corp. has a 52 week low of $10.24 and a 52 week high of $16.58. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $13.92 and its 200 day moving average is $14.30.
FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The energy company reported $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.18. The company had revenue of $68.05 million for the quarter. FutureFuel Corp. had a return on equity of 9.93% and a net margin of 13.72%. Equities research analysts forecast that FutureFuel Corp. will post $1.08 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In related news, Director Keith Neumeyer bought 100,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 16th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $0.60 per share, for a total transaction of $60,000.00. 43.30% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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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