Press coverage about LSC Communications (NASDAQ:LKSD) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LSC Communications earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 45.4995252764244 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on LKSD shares. J P Morgan Chase & Co started coverage on LSC Communications in a report on Friday, July 21st. They issued a “neutral” rating for the company. Zacks Investment Research raised LSC Communications from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Citigroup Inc. started coverage on LSC Communications in a report on Tuesday, May 30th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $23.00 price target for the company. Finally, Bank of America Corporation started coverage on LSC Communications in a report on Wednesday, May 24th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $24.00 price target for the company. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $24.00.
Shares of LSC Communications (NASDAQ:LKSD) traded up 2.91% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $16.95. The company had a trading volume of 95,435 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $17.45 and a 200-day moving average price of $21.78. The company has a market capitalization of $591.40 million and a P/E ratio of 11.14. LSC Communications has a 52-week low of $15.07 and a 52-week high of $37.40.
LSC Communications (NASDAQ:LKSD) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.68 by ($0.09). LSC Communications had a return on equity of 7.63% and a net margin of 0.59%. The business had revenue of $848.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $876.38 million. The business’s revenue was down 6.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that LSC Communications will post $2.15 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, September 5th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 15th were issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, August 11th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.07%.
In other LSC Communications news, Director Shivan S. Subramaniam acquired 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 4th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $17.18 per share, for a total transaction of $85,900.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.
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LSC Communications Company Profile
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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