SunCoke Energy, Inc. (SXC): Price and Financial Metrics

SunCoke Energy, Inc. (SXC): $6.81

-0.08 (-1.16%)

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  • Momentum is the dimension where SXC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.95% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SXC is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • SXC's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 49.07% of US stocks).

SXC Stock Summary

  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for SXC is currently 3.15, higher than only 10.2% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.5, SunCoke Energy Inc has a higher such ratio than merely 11.41% of stocks in our set.
  • SunCoke Energy Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 16.01%, greater than the shareholder yield of 89.35% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SXC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are GNK, CLDT, RLJ, LPG, and CEIX.
  • Visit SXC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SXC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, SXC's price/sales ratio is 75% lower, now standing at 0.4.
  • SXC's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.5 over the prior 123 months.
  • Over the past 123 months, SXC's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SXC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SXC 2021-09-03 0.4 1.3 NA 22.0
SXC 2021-09-02 0.4 1.2 NA 22.0
SXC 2021-09-01 0.4 1.2 NA 21.7
SXC 2021-08-31 0.4 1.2 NA 21.8
SXC 2021-08-30 0.4 1.2 NA 21.9
SXC 2021-08-27 0.4 1.3 NA 22.0

SXC Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -611.31%.
  • The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 12.92%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 2.76%.
SXC's revenue has moved down $35,700,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows SXC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 1,456 233.1 43.4
2021-09-30 1,400.8 218.7 25.7
2021-06-30 1,336.5 213.8 0
2021-03-31 1,310.2 195.8 15.3
2020-12-31 1,333 157.8 3.7
2020-09-30 1,420.1 184.5 7.3

SXC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • SXC has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 82.52% of graded US stocks.
  • SXC's asset turnover comes in at 0.874 -- ranking 23rd of 41 Steel Works Etc stocks.
  • NANX, NWPX, and NX are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with SXC.

The table below shows SXC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.874 0.234 0.042
2021-06-30 0.825 0.226 0.027
2021-03-31 0.799 0.223 0.037
2020-12-31 0.781 0.214 0.032
2020-09-30 0.815 0.205 0.036
2020-06-30 0.861 0.205 -0.063

SXC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of SXC, see our SXC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $9.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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SXC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $6.81 52-week high $9.82
Prev. close $6.89 52-week low $5.85
Day low $6.65 Volume 1,153,100
Day high $6.88 Avg. volume 898,415
50-day MA $7.81 Dividend yield 3.52%
200-day MA $7.44 Market Cap 567.82M

SunCoke Energy, Inc. (SXC) Company Bio

SunCoke Energy operates as an independent producer of coke in the Americas. The company offers metallurgical and thermal coal for use as a raw material in the blast furnace steelmaking process. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Lisle, Illinois.

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Latest SXC News From Around the Web

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Yahoo | February 10, 2022

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SXC Price Returns

1-mo -16.24%
3-mo -24.00%
6-mo 4.96%
1-year -2.63%
3-year -6.74%
5-year -29.33%
YTD 4.96%
2021 56.87%
2020 -25.81%
2019 -26.25%
2018 -28.69%
2017 5.73%

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