News coverage about LSC Communications (NASDAQ:LKSD) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LSC Communications earned a news impact score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 45.5904177615647 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- LSC Communications Inc (LKSD) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $926.60 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- LSC Communications, Inc. : LKSD-US: Dividend Analysis : August 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 14, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- $0.70 EPS Expected for LSC Communications Inc (LKSD) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- LSC Communications Inc (LKSD) Director Purchases $57,435.00 in Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
LKSD has been the subject of a number of research reports. Citigroup Inc. initiated coverage on shares of LSC Communications in a research report on Tuesday, May 30th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $23.00 price target for the company. J P Morgan Chase & Co initiated coverage on shares of LSC Communications in a research report on Friday, July 21st. They set a “neutral” rating for the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of LSC Communications from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 30th. Finally, Bank of America Corporation initiated coverage on shares of LSC Communications in a research report on Wednesday, May 24th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $24.00 price target for the company. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $24.00.
LSC Communications (NASDAQ LKSD) traded down 0.12% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $16.73. 49,569 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock has a market cap of $583.73 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.00. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $16.67 and its 200 day moving average is $21.54. LSC Communications has a 52 week low of $15.07 and a 52 week high of $37.40.
LSC Communications (NASDAQ:LKSD) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.68 by ($0.09). The company had revenue of $848.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $876.38 million. LSC Communications had a net margin of 0.59% and a return on equity of 7.63%. The company’s revenue was down 6.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts expect that LSC Communications will post $2.15 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, September 5th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 15th were issued a $0.25 dividend. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, August 11th.
In related news, Director Shivan S. Subramaniam acquired 3,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 11th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $16.41 per share, for a total transaction of $57,435.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.
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LSC Communications Company Profile
LSC Communications, Inc focuses on traditional and digital print, print-related services and office products. The Company’s segments are Print and Office Products. The Company, through its Print segment, provides a range of print product offerings, which include magazines, catalogs, retail inserts, books and directories.
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