News headlines about AdvanSix (NYSE:ASIX) have trended somewhat negative on Saturday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AdvanSix earned a media sentiment score of 0.00 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.4101594772127 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut AdvanSix from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. ValuEngine cut AdvanSix from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Cowen increased their price objective on AdvanSix from $40.00 to $46.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, October 6th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered AdvanSix from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, November 10th.
AdvanSix (NYSE ASIX) traded up $0.66 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $43.81. The stock had a trading volume of 180,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 246,397. AdvanSix has a 1-year low of $20.88 and a 1-year high of $46.51. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.84, a current ratio of 1.39 and a quick ratio of 0.93. The company has a market cap of $1,340.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.55.
In other AdvanSix news, Director Michael Marberry bought 539 shares of AdvanSix stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 1st. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $46.41 per share, for a total transaction of $25,014.99. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 16,420 shares in the company, valued at approximately $762,052.20. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Over the last quarter, insiders have acquired 1,741 shares of company stock worth $74,988. Corporate insiders own 2.70% of the company’s stock.
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AdvanSix Company Profile
AdvanSix Inc is an integrated manufacturer of Nylon 6. The Company also sells a variety of other products, all of which are produced as part of the Nylon 6 resin manufacturing process primarily, including caprolactam, ammonium sulfate fertilizers and other chemical intermediates. The Company operates primarily through its integrated manufacturing sites located in Frankford, Pennsylvania, Hopewell, Virginia, and Chesterfield, Virginia.
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