News coverage about tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC) has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. tronc earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.2974130685369 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Critical Survey: News Corporation (NWS) versus tronc (TRNC) (americanbankingnews.com)
- tronc’s (TRNC) CEO Justin Dearborn on Q3 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript (seekingalpha.com)
- tronc, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results (finance.yahoo.com)
- Edited Transcript of TRNC earnings conference call or presentation 1-Nov-17 9:00pm GMT (finance.yahoo.com)
tronc (TRNC) traded down $0.21 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $14.65. 84,231 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 63,284. The company has a current ratio of 1.57, a quick ratio of 1.54 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.24. The firm has a market capitalization of $481.88, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.62 and a beta of 1.73. tronc has a one year low of $9.14 and a one year high of $15.90.
tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.01 by $0.35. The company had revenue of $369.79 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $375.05 million. tronc had a net margin of 1.67% and a return on equity of 63.87%. research analysts anticipate that tronc will post 0.73 EPS for the current year.
A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on TRNC shares. Noble Financial reissued a “buy” rating on shares of tronc in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of tronc from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price target for the company in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of tronc from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th.
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tronc Company Profile
tronc, Inc, formerly Tribune Publishing Company, is a media company. As of December 25, 2016, the Company operated over 150 titles in nine markets. Its portfolio of news and information brands are in markets, including Los Angeles and San Diego, California; Chicago, Illinois; Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, Florida; Baltimore, Maryland; Hartford, Connecticut; Allentown, Pennsylvania, and Newport News, Virginia.
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