SunCoke Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SXC) missed earnings on 6 occasions

SunCoke Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SXC) missed earnings on 6 occasions

SunCoke Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SXC) missed earnings on 6 occasions

SunCoke Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SXC) is projected to declare fiscal first quarter financial results right before the stock market’s official open on April 27, 2017. The stock lost about -22 percent in price since last results when it was at $10.64 a share. Based on the most relevant past-periods data, there is an 52.17 percent probability for this firm’s share price to go up following next quarterly results. Earnings reaction history tells us that the equity price moved up 12 times out of last 23 reported quarters. It has beaten earnings-per-share estimates 50% of the time in its last 12 earnings reports. It fell short of earnings estimates on 6 occasions, and it has met expectations 0 time.

Here’s how traders responded to SXC earnings announcements over the past few quarters.

SunCoke Energy, Inc. (SXC) Earnings Surprises & Reaction

Given its history, the average earnings announcement surprise was -59.53 percent over the past four quarters. Back on January 26, 2017, it posted earnings per-share earnings at $0.26 which missed the consensus $0.44 projection (negative surprise of-40.91%). For the quarter, revenue came in at 325.6M versus consensus estimate of 456.9M. The stock dropped -6.95 percent the session following the earnings reports were released, and on 7th day price change was 0 percent.

On October 20, 2016, it reported earnings at $0.07 a share compared with the consensus estimate of $-0.09 per share (positive surprise of 177.78%). Revenue of 293.9M for that quarter was above the $274.5M analysts had expected. The stock climbed 7.56% the day following the earnings announcement, and on 7th day price change was 19.69%.

On July 28, 2016, it recorded $-0.05 a share in earnings which missed the consensus estimate of $-0.01 (negative surprise of -400%). Revenue for the quarter was $292.7M while analysts called for revenues to be $286.85M. The stock dropped -11.86% the day following the earnings data was made public, and on 7th day price change was -6.12%.

On April 27, 2016, it announced earnings per share at $0.05 versus the consensus estimate of $0.04 per share (positive surprise of 25%). That came on revenues of $311.1M for that period. Analysts had expected $317.35M in revenue.

SunCoke Energy, Inc. Earnings Estimates

As Q1 earnings announcement date approaches, Wall Street is expecting earnings per share of $-0.1. The analysts’ present consensus range is $-0.1-$-0.1 for EPS. The market consensus range for revenue is between $406.9M and $406.9M, with an average of $406.9M.

SunCoke Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SXC) last ended at $8.72, sending the company’s market cap near $560.08M. The consensus 12-month price target from analysts covering the stock is $12.5. The share price has declined -33.64% from its top level in 52 weeks and advanced -23.1% this year. It recently traded in a range of $8.29-$8.74 at a volume of 959014 shares. The recent trading ended with the price nearly -10.29 lower for the last 5 trading days, rebounding 69.65% from its 52-week low.


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