SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SXCP) major shareholder Sun Coal & Coke Llc purchased 42,267 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 7th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $17.00 per share, for a total transaction of $718,539.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Large shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC.

Sun Coal & Coke Llc also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, December 5th, Sun Coal & Coke Llc bought 61,408 shares of SunCoke Energy Partners stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $17.15 per share, for a total transaction of $1,053,147.20.
  • On Thursday, November 30th, Sun Coal & Coke Llc bought 57,168 shares of SunCoke Energy Partners stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $17.22 per share, for a total transaction of $984,432.96.
  • On Friday, November 24th, Sun Coal & Coke Llc bought 19,500 shares of SunCoke Energy Partners stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $17.24 per share, for a total transaction of $336,180.00.
  • On Wednesday, November 22nd, Sun Coal & Coke Llc bought 18,010 shares of SunCoke Energy Partners stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $16.98 per share, for a total transaction of $305,809.80.
  • On Monday, November 27th, Sun Coal & Coke Llc bought 57,751 shares of SunCoke Energy Partners stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $17.16 per share, for a total transaction of $991,007.16.
  • On Friday, November 17th, Sun Coal & Coke Llc bought 15,500 shares of SunCoke Energy Partners stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $16.97 per share, for a total transaction of $263,035.00.
  • On Monday, November 20th, Sun Coal & Coke Llc bought 50,039 shares of SunCoke Energy Partners stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $17.05 per share, for a total transaction of $853,164.95.
  • On Wednesday, November 15th, Sun Coal & Coke Llc bought 32,211 shares of SunCoke Energy Partners stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $16.88 per share, for a total transaction of $543,721.68.
  • On Friday, November 10th, Sun Coal & Coke Llc purchased 13,119 shares of SunCoke Energy Partners stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $17.71 per share, with a total value of $232,337.49.
  • On Monday, November 13th, Sun Coal & Coke Llc purchased 41,119 shares of SunCoke Energy Partners stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $17.69 per share, with a total value of $727,395.11.

Shares of SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE SXCP) traded up $0.10 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $17.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 130,927 shares, compared to its average volume of 239,323. The firm has a market capitalization of $788.14, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.42 and a beta of 1.29. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.50, a current ratio of 1.38 and a quick ratio of 0.67. SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. has a 12 month low of $13.50 and a 12 month high of $21.70.

SunCoke Energy Partners (NYSE:SXCP) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The energy company reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.22. SunCoke Energy Partners had a positive return on equity of 15.35% and a negative net margin of 9.04%. The company had revenue of $214.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $212.95 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.42 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 15.4% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts predict that SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. will post -1.94 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 1st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th were given a $0.594 dividend. This represents a $2.38 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 13.98%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, November 14th. SunCoke Energy Partners’s payout ratio is -129.35%.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. UBS Group AG boosted its holdings in SunCoke Energy Partners by 93.4% in the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 8,329 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $128,000 after purchasing an additional 4,023 shares during the last quarter. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC bought a new position in SunCoke Energy Partners during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $180,000. Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in SunCoke Energy Partners by 7.8% during the 2nd quarter. Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC now owns 11,100 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $195,000 after buying an additional 800 shares during the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. bought a new position in SunCoke Energy Partners during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $206,000. Finally, Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new position in SunCoke Energy Partners during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $263,000. 13.30% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

SXCP has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded SunCoke Energy Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of SunCoke Energy Partners in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. ValuEngine lowered SunCoke Energy Partners from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded SunCoke Energy Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 12th.

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About SunCoke Energy Partners

SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. is engaged in the production of coke used in the blast furnace production of steel. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned a 98% interest in Haverhill Coke Company LLC (Haverhill), Middletown Coke Company, LLC (Middletown), and Gateway Energy and Coke Company, LLC (Granite City).

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