News articles about LSC Communications (NYSE:LKSD) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. LSC Communications earned a news impact score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 48.7278808792485 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Contrasting Encore Wire (WIRE) and LSC Communications (LKSD) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Short Interest in LSC Communications Inc (LKSD) Declines By 48.1% (americanbankingnews.com)
- LSC Communications Awarded Multi-Year, Multi-Million-Dollar Logistics Agreement with Bauer Media Group USA (finance.yahoo.com)
- Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate LSC Communications Inc (LKSD) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $861.02 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- LSC Communications, Inc. — Moody’s downgrades LSC’s rating to B1 stable from Ba3 negative (finance.yahoo.com)
LSC Communications (LKSD) traded up $0.57 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $17.83. 799,686 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 419,015. The firm has a market capitalization of $621.29, a price-to-earnings ratio of -10.81, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.48 and a beta of 1.24. The company has a current ratio of 1.36, a quick ratio of 1.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.82. LSC Communications has a 1-year low of $11.79 and a 1-year high of $26.73.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, February 15th were issued a $0.26 dividend. This is a positive change from LSC Communications’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, February 14th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.83%. LSC Communications’s payout ratio is presently -63.03%.
LKSD has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of LSC Communications from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 28th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of LSC Communications from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. LSC Communications has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $24.00.
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About LSC Communications
LSC Communications, Inc focuses on traditional and digital print, print-related services and office products. The Company’s segments are Print and Office Products. The Company, through its Print segment, provides a range of print product offerings, which include magazines, catalogs, retail inserts, books and directories.
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