News headlines about Warrior Met Coal (NYSE:HCC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Warrior Met Coal earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 45.603597720283 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.

Shares of Warrior Met Coal (HCC) traded up 0.30% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $23.35. The stock had a trading volume of 949,427 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $24.95 and its 200-day moving average price is $20.28. The stock has a market cap of $1.25 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 0.37. Warrior Met Coal has a 1-year low of $15.10 and a 1-year high of $27.62.

Warrior Met Coal (NYSE:HCC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $2.52 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.93 by $0.59. The company had revenue of $363.37 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $321.75 million. Analysts forecast that Warrior Met Coal will post $4.08 earnings per share for the current year.

HCC has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Warrior Met Coal from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, August 30th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 target price on shares of Warrior Met Coal in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. MKM Partners reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $28.00 price target on shares of Warrior Met Coal in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. Finally, Morgan Stanley cut Warrior Met Coal from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and decreased their price target for the company from $27.00 to $17.00 in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $24.64.

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Warrior Met Coal Company Profile

Warrior Met Coal, Inc, formerly Warrior Met Coal, LLC, is a producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the steel industry from underground mines located in Brookwood, Alabama, southwest of Birmingham and near Tuscaloosa. These underground coalmines are 1,400 to 2,100 feet underground. Its operations serve markets in the United States, Europe, Asia and South America via barge and rail access to the Port of Mobile.

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