News coverage about StoneMor Partners (NYSE:STON) has been trending positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. StoneMor Partners earned a news sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.1102520436935 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of StoneMor Partners (NYSE:STON) traded up $0.15 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $6.29. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 17,110 shares, compared to its average volume of 215,856. The company has a current ratio of 2.23, a quick ratio of 2.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.24. StoneMor Partners has a 12 month low of $4.61 and a 12 month high of $10.34.
StoneMor Partners (NYSE:STON) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January 26th. The company reported ($0.25) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $84.03 million for the quarter. StoneMor Partners had a negative return on equity of 22.16% and a negative net margin of 10.42%. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.28) earnings per share. research analysts expect that StoneMor Partners will post -0.89 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other news, major shareholder Value Equity Fund Gp L. Oaktree bought 104,054 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 7th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $5.23 per share, with a total value of $544,202.42. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Value Equity Fund Gp L. Oaktree bought 100,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 13th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $5.40 per share, with a total value of $540,000.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have bought 388,233 shares of company stock valued at $2,129,109. Insiders own 9.80% of the company’s stock.
StoneMor Partners Company Profile
StoneMor Partners L.P. owns and operates cemeteries and funeral homes. The Company operates through two segments: Cemetery Operations and Funeral Homes. Its Cemetery Operations segment sells interment rights, caskets, burial vaults, cremation niches, markers and other cemetery related merchandise. Its Funeral Homes segment offers a range of services, including family consultation, final expense insurance products, the removal and preparation of remains, provision of caskets and related funeral merchandise, the use of funeral home facilities for visitation, worship and performance of funeral services, and transportation services.
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