News articles about Lee Enterprises, (NYSE:LEE) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lee Enterprises, earned a news impact score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 77 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Local philanthropist ranks as Missouri’s largest living donor (bizjournals.com)
- BRIEF-Lee Enterprises says to buy Dispatch-Argus of Moline, Rock Island, Illinois (reuters.com)
- Lee Enterprises buys Dispatch-Argus of Moline, Ill. (stltoday.com)
- Fauquier County real estate transfers for June 12-16 (fauquiernow.com)
- Lee Enterprises to buy Dispatch-Argus of Moline, Rock Island, IL (finance.yahoo.com)
Lee Enterprises, (NYSE:LEE) remained flat at $1.90 during trading on Friday. The company had a trading volume of 240,192 shares. The company has a market cap of $107.64 million, a P/E ratio of 4.68 and a beta of 2.37. Lee Enterprises, has a 52-week low of $1.74 and a 52-week high of $3.92. The company has a 50-day moving average of $2.06 and a 200 day moving average of $2.65.
Lee Enterprises, (NYSE:LEE) last released its earnings results on Thursday, May 4th. The company reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.13. The business had revenue of $133.39 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $137 million. On average, analysts forecast that Lee Enterprises, will post $0.42 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms recently commented on LEE. TheStreet upgraded Lee Enterprises, from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Monday, March 6th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Lee Enterprises, from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 9th.
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About Lee Enterprises,
Lee Enterprises, Incorporated is a provider of local news and information, and a platform for print and digital advertising. The Company’s products included 46 daily and 34 Sunday newspapers, 300 weekly newspapers, and classified and niche publications, as of September 25, 2016. The Company also provides a range of digital products, including video, digital couponing, behavioral targeting, audience retargeting, banner advertisements and social networking.
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