Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (OZM) Share Price

News articles about Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM) have been trending positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.32 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the asset manager an impact score of 45.9066940624904 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE OZM) traded down 0.34% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $2.90. The stock had a trading volume of 108,325 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $2.95 and a 200-day moving average price of $2.60. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group has a 12 month low of $2.15 and a 12 month high of $4.78. The stock’s market cap is $537.13 million.

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The asset manager reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.08. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group had a negative return on equity of 55.73% and a net margin of 4.46%. The firm had revenue of $148.95 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $90.65 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.06 EPS. On average, equities analysts predict that Och-Ziff Capital Management Group will post $0.55 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 21st. Investors of record on Monday, August 14th were paid a dividend of $0.02 per share. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.75%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 10th. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group’s dividend payout ratio is currently 80.00%.

OZM has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. BidaskClub raised Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $3.25 price target on shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $3.25 price target on the stock in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $2.50 price target on shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. Finally, ValuEngine cut Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $3.57.

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Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Company Profile

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (Och-Ziff) is an institutional alternative asset manager. The Company provides asset management services through its funds, which pursue a range of global investment opportunities. The Company operates through two segments: the Och-Ziff Funds and real estate business.

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