Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect INTL FCStone (INTL) Share Price

News articles about INTL FCStone (NASDAQ:INTL) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. INTL FCStone earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.8754452074067 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

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

Separately, BidaskClub lowered shares of INTL FCStone from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 12th.

INTL FCStone (INTL) traded up 0.14% during trading on Monday, reaching $35.65. 7,155 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $36.58 and a 200 day moving average price of $36.86. INTL FCStone has a 12 month low of $33.11 and a 12 month high of $44.71. The firm has a market capitalization of $667.33 million, a PE ratio of 14.38 and a beta of 1.69.

INTL FCStone (NASDAQ:INTL) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The financial services provider reported $0.66 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.04 by ($0.38). INTL FCStone had a net margin of 0.24% and a return on equity of 9.50%. The business had revenue of $197.60 million for the quarter. On average, analysts expect that INTL FCStone will post $3.25 EPS for the current fiscal year.

INTL FCStone announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Monday, August 21st that authorizes the company to repurchase 1,000,000 outstanding shares. This repurchase authorization authorizes the financial services provider to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company’s board believes its shares are undervalued.

In related news, CEO Mark Lowry Maurer sold 1,658 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.57, for a total value of $58,975.06. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 6,596 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $234,619.72. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 20.66% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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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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