Media coverage about LSC Communications (NASDAQ:LKSD) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LSC Communications earned a coverage optimism score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 46.7323725118878 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
LSC Communications (NASDAQ:LKSD) opened at $14.67 on Friday. LSC Communications has a twelve month low of $13.74 and a twelve month high of $30.74.
LSC Communications (NASDAQ:LKSD) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.03. LSC Communications had a return on equity of 7.63% and a net margin of 0.59%. The firm had revenue of $935.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $928.67 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.26 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.5% on a year-over-year basis.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 4th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be issued a $0.25 dividend. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 14th.
A number of research firms have issued reports on LKSD. BidaskClub downgraded LSC Communications from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered LSC Communications from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. J P Morgan Chase & Co began coverage on LSC Communications in a report on Friday, July 21st. They issued a “neutral” rating for the company. Finally, Citigroup Inc. lowered LSC Communications from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, September 29th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $24.00.
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In related news, Director Shivan S. Subramaniam purchased 3,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 11th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $16.41 per share, with a total value of $57,435.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.
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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