Headlines about AdvanSix (NYSE:ASIX) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. AdvanSix earned a news impact score of 0.00 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.6560756720716 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
AdvanSix (ASIX) opened at $39.98 on Thursday. AdvanSix has a 12-month low of $23.21 and a 12-month high of $46.51. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,324.79, a P/E ratio of 25.30 and a beta of 2.97. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.84, a quick ratio of 0.93 and a current ratio of 1.39.
AdvanSix (NYSE:ASIX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.77. AdvanSix had a return on equity of 20.30% and a net margin of 3.64%. equities analysts forecast that AdvanSix will post 2.9 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other news, Director Michael Marberry acquired 539 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 1st. The shares were bought at an average price of $46.41 per share, with a total value of $25,014.99. Following the purchase, the director now owns 16,420 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $762,052.20. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Insiders bought a total of 1,741 shares of company stock worth $74,988 in the last three months. Company insiders own 2.70% of the company’s stock.
AdvanSix Company Profile
AdvanSix Inc is an integrated manufacturer of Nylon 6. The Company also sells a variety of other products, all of which are produced as part of the Nylon 6 resin manufacturing process primarily, including caprolactam, ammonium sulfate fertilizers and other chemical intermediates. The Company operates primarily through its integrated manufacturing sites located in Frankford, Pennsylvania, Hopewell, Virginia, and Chesterfield, Virginia.
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