Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact J Alexanders (JAX) Share Price

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News articles about J Alexanders (NYSE:JAX) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. J Alexanders earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 47.533112917346 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Shares of JAX traded up $0.05 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $12.40. The stock had a trading volume of 4 shares, compared to its average volume of 36,480. J Alexanders has a 12 month low of $8.70 and a 12 month high of $12.80. The stock has a market capitalization of $182.22 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.40 and a beta of -0.06. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07, a quick ratio of 0.46 and a current ratio of 0.56.

J Alexanders (NYSE:JAX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 9th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $60.42 million during the quarter. J Alexanders had a return on equity of 7.50% and a net margin of 3.43%. equities analysts forecast that J Alexanders will post 0.55 EPS for the current year.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut J Alexanders from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 31st.

About J Alexanders

J. Alexander's Holdings, Inc, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates full service restaurants in the United States. It operates four complementary upscale dining restaurant concepts, including J. Alexander's, Redlands Grill, Lyndhurst Grill, and Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill (Stoney River).

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