Media headlines about St. Joe (NYSE:JOE) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. St. Joe earned a news sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.3671623139024 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
JOE stock opened at $18.05 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $1.16 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -120.33 and a beta of 0.94. St. Joe has a one year low of $17.85 and a one year high of $18.02.
St. Joe (NYSE:JOE) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $19.90 million during the quarter. St. Joe had a net margin of 53.04% and a return on equity of 2.10%. equities research analysts predict that St. Joe will post 0.08 EPS for the current year.
In other news, SVP Patrick Wayne Murphy purchased 1,812 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 15th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $19.32 per share, with a total value of $35,007.84. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 15,223 shares in the company, valued at approximately $294,108.36. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Fairholme Capital Management L purchased 58,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 8th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $18.97 per share, with a total value of $1,100,260.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 2,800 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $53,116. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have acquired 129,120 shares of company stock valued at $2,432,326. Insiders own 43.05% of the company’s stock.
About St. Joe
The St. Joe Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a real estate development, asset management, and operating company in Florida, the United States. It operates through four segments: Residential Real Estate, Resorts and Leisure, Commercial Leasing and Sales, and Forestry. The Residential Real Estate segment plans and develops residential communities of various sizes.
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