Press coverage about Diamond Hill Investment Group (NASDAQ:DHIL) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Diamond Hill Investment Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the asset manager an impact score of 46.8503738594468 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Diamond Hill Investment Group Declares $7 Special Dividend (fool.com)
- Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc. (DHIL) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results (americanbankingnews.com)
- Diamond Hill Investment : posts 3Q profit (4-traders.com)
- Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc. Reports Results For Third Quarter 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
Separately, BidaskClub lowered Diamond Hill Investment Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th.
Shares of Diamond Hill Investment Group (NASDAQ:DHIL) traded down 2.22% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $213.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 5,103 shares. Diamond Hill Investment Group has a 52-week low of $170.00 and a 52-week high of $219.90. The firm has a market cap of $693.74 million, a P/E ratio of 13.94 and a beta of 0.95. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $208.39 and its 200-day moving average is $200.72.
Diamond Hill Investment Group (NASDAQ:DHIL) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The asset manager reported $3.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Diamond Hill Investment Group had a net margin of 35.08% and a return on equity of 31.76%. The company had revenue of $36.77 million during the quarter. Equities analysts predict that Diamond Hill Investment Group will post $3.28 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In related news, Director James F. Laird, Jr. sold 2,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $213.12, for a total value of $532,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 35,062 shares in the company, valued at $7,472,413.44. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 7.30% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
Diamond Hill Investment Group Company Profile
Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc provides investment advisory and fund administration services. The Company’s subsidiaries include Diamond Hill Capital Management, Inc (DHCM), Beacon Hill Fund Services, Inc (BHFS) and BHIL Distributors, Inc (BHIL). The Company’s primary objective is to fulfill its fiduciary duty to clients.
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