Media coverage about INTL FCStone (NASDAQ:INTL) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. INTL FCStone earned a news sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.0742651973835 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. TheStreet lowered INTL FCStone from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Thursday. BidaskClub lowered INTL FCStone from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday.

INTL FCStone (INTL) opened at $41.89 on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 1.41, a quick ratio of 0.99 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25. INTL FCStone has a 12-month low of $33.11 and a 12-month high of $44.91. The firm has a market capitalization of $786.11, a P/E ratio of 135.13 and a beta of 1.70.

INTL FCStone (NASDAQ:INTL) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, December 13th. The financial services provider reported ($1.27) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.97 by ($2.24). INTL FCStone had a return on equity of 1.41% and a net margin of 0.02%. The firm had revenue of $131.10 million for the quarter. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.90 earnings per share.

INTL FCStone declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Monday, August 21st that permits the company to buyback 1,000,000 outstanding shares. This buyback authorization permits the financial services provider to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically a sign that the company’s leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

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INTL FCStone Company Profile

INTL Fcstone Inc is a financial services company. The Company provides financial products, and advisory and execution service. The Company operates through five segments: Commercial Hedging, Global Payments, Securities, Physical Commodities, and Clearing and Execution Services (CES). The Commercial Hedging segment serves its commercial clients through its team of risk management consultants.

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