News headlines about Seacor (NYSE:CKH) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Seacor earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 43.826648735527 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Seacor (NYSE CKH) opened at $48.13 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $850.51, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.96 and a beta of 1.07. Seacor has a twelve month low of $30.44 and a twelve month high of $51.59. The company has a current ratio of 2.46, a quick ratio of 2.43 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.67.
Seacor (NYSE:CKH) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February 27th. The oil and gas company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.10. The company had revenue of $185.52 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $171.23 million. Seacor had a net margin of 9.48% and a return on equity of 1.54%. sell-side analysts anticipate that Seacor will post 0.54 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In related news, Vice Chairman Oivind Lorentzen sold 5,992 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.10, for a total value of $264,247.20. Following the sale, the insider now owns 41,183 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,816,170.30. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CFO Bruce Weins sold 2,569 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.00, for a total transaction of $125,881.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 12,708 shares in the company, valued at approximately $622,692. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 10.47% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
SEACOR Holdings Inc, is engaged in the business of transportation and logistics, alcohol manufacturing, merchandising, and risk management consultancy. The Company’s segments include, Inland River Services, Shipping Services and Illinois Corn Processing. Inland River Services segment operates river transportation equipment used for moving agricultural and industrial commodities and petroleum and chemical products.
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