Headlines about Fairmount Santrol (NYSE:FMSA) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Fairmount Santrol earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 44.6359618692305 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Several research firms recently issued reports on FMSA. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Fairmount Santrol from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 13th. Scotia Howard Weill reiterated a “sector perform” rating on shares of Fairmount Santrol in a report on Friday, January 12th. Howard Weil lowered Fairmount Santrol from a “sector outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a report on Friday, January 12th. Cowen set a $6.00 target price on Fairmount Santrol and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies set a $6.00 target price on Fairmount Santrol and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, January 1st. One investment 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. Fairmount Santrol has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $5.95.
Shares of Fairmount Santrol (FMSA) opened at $5.21 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.65, a current ratio of 2.52 and a quick ratio of 2.11. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,167.52, a P/E ratio of 86.83 and a beta of 2.05. Fairmount Santrol has a 52 week low of $2.46 and a 52 week high of $13.02.
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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