News coverage about St. Joe Company (The) (NYSE:JOE) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. St. Joe Company (The) earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.6575074121161 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

A number of equities analysts recently commented on the company. BidaskClub lowered St. Joe Company (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 16th. Zacks Investment Research lowered St. Joe Company (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th.

Shares of St. Joe Company (NYSE JOE) traded up $0.15 during trading on Friday, reaching $17.95. The company had a trading volume of 315,446 shares, compared to its average volume of 284,872. St. Joe Company has a 52 week low of $16.30 and a 52 week high of $21.90. The company has a market capitalization of $1,190.46, a price-to-earnings ratio of 54.39 and a beta of 0.88.

St. Joe Company (The) (NYSE:JOE) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The financial services provider reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.04 by $0.04. St. Joe Company (The) had a return on equity of 3.57% and a net margin of 24.82%. The company had revenue of $33.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $25.80 million. research analysts anticipate that St. Joe Company will post 0.25 EPS for the current year.

St. Joe Company (The) declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Thursday, September 21st that permits the company to buyback $66.00 million in shares. This buyback authorization permits the financial services provider to repurchase up to 5.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically an indication that the company’s management believes its shares are undervalued.

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About St. Joe Company (The)

The St. Joe Company is a real estate development, asset management and operating company. The Company operates through five segments: residential real estate; commercial real estate; resorts and leisure; leasing operations, and forestry. Its residential real estate segment plans and develops primary residential and resort residential communities of various sizes on its existing land.

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