News headlines about INTL FCStone (NASDAQ:INTL) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. INTL FCStone earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.8011479848881 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Separately, BidaskClub cut INTL FCStone from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 12th.
Shares of INTL FCStone (INTL) traded up 1.27% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $35.79. The company had a trading volume of 9,397 shares. INTL FCStone has a 1-year low of $33.11 and a 1-year high of $44.71. The company’s 50 day moving average is $36.99 and its 200-day moving average is $36.93. The stock has a market capitalization of $669.95 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.44 and a beta of 1.69.
INTL FCStone (NASDAQ:INTL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The financial services provider reported $0.66 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.04 by $0.38. INTL FCStone had a net margin of 0.24% and a return on equity of 9.50%. The business had revenue of $197.60 million during the quarter. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that INTL FCStone will post $3.25 earnings per share for the current year.
INTL FCStone announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase plan on Monday, August 21st that allows the company to repurchase 1,000,000 outstanding shares. This repurchase authorization allows the financial services provider to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company’s board believes its shares are undervalued.
In other INTL FCStone news, CEO Mark Lowry Maurer sold 1,658 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.57, for a total value of $58,975.06. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 6,596 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $234,619.72. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 20.66% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
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About INTL FCStone
INTL Fcstone Inc is a financial services company. The Company provides financial products, and advisory and execution service. The Company operates through five segments: Commercial Hedging, Global Payments, Securities, Physical Commodities, and Clearing and Execution Services (CES). The Commercial Hedging segment serves its commercial clients through its team of risk management consultants.
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