News articles about Fairmount Santrol (NYSE:FMSA) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing 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. Fairmount Santrol earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.8996356628224 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Form 8-K FAIRMOUNT SANTROL HOLDIN For: Mar 13 (streetinsider.com)
- Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (FMSA) predicted to achieve EPS growth of -36.80% for this year – Wallstreet Investorplace (wallstreetinvestorplace.com)
- Federal Trade Commission Grants Early Termination of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period for Proposed Fairmount … – GlobeNewswire (press release) (globenewswire.com)
- Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc (FMSA) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2017 – GuruFocus.com (gurufocus.com)
- Federal Trade Commission Grants Early Termination of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period for Proposed Fairmount Santrol and Unimin Merger (finance.yahoo.com)
Several equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. TheStreet upgraded shares of Fairmount Santrol from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. Cowen set a $6.00 price target on shares of Fairmount Santrol and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. B. Riley restated a “neutral” rating and set a $6.00 price target on shares of Fairmount Santrol in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th. Scotia Howard Weill restated a “sector perform” rating on shares of Fairmount Santrol in a research report on Friday, January 12th. Finally, Barclays upped their price target on shares of Fairmount Santrol from $4.00 to $5.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Monday, November 20th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $5.95.
Fairmount Santrol (NYSE:FMSA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 8th. The industrial products company reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.14 by ($0.04). Fairmount Santrol had a net margin of 11.34% and a return on equity of 40.34%. The business had revenue of $273.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $279.50 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.09) earnings per share. Fairmount Santrol’s revenue was up 94.9% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts anticipate that Fairmount Santrol will post 0.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other Fairmount Santrol news, insider Jenniffer D. Deckard sold 6,450 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $4.46, for a total value of $28,767.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Gerald L. Clancey sold 10,477 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $4.49, for a total transaction of $47,041.73. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 28,626 shares of company stock valued at $128,051 over the last three months. 9.80% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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Fairmount Santrol Company Profile
Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc is a provider of sand-based proppant solutions. The Company operates through two segments: Proppant Solutions, and Industrial & Recreational (I&R) Products. Its Proppant Solutions segment provides sand-based proppants for use in hydraulic fracturing operations throughout the United States and Canada, Argentina, Mexico, China, northern Europe and the United Arab Emirates.
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