News stories about Medley Capital Corporation (NYSE:MCC) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Medley Capital Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 46.3155380752706 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Head to Head Comparison: Medley Capital Corporation (MCC) vs. Invesco Bond Fund (VBF) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Medley Capital Corporation (MCC) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $23.69 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Sierra Total Return Fund Announces Q4 2017 Distribution – Business Wire (press release) (businesswire.com)
- Medley Capital Corporation (MCC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 21, 2017 – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Medley Capital Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. National Securities restated a “neutral” rating and issued a $6.00 price objective on shares of Medley Capital Corporation in a report on Monday, August 14th. BidaskClub cut Medley Capital Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and issued a $7.00 price objective on shares of Medley Capital Corporation in a report on Wednesday, August 16th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and issued a $6.50 price objective on shares of Medley Capital Corporation in a report on Wednesday, August 16th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $7.00.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 22nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 22nd will be issued a dividend of $0.16 per share. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 11.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 21st. Medley Capital Corporation’s payout ratio is currently -640.00%.
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Medley Capital Corporation Company Profile
Medley Capital Corporation is a non-diversified closed-end management investment company. The Company’s investment objective is to generate current income and capital appreciation by lending directly to privately-held middle market companies, primarily through directly originated transactions to help these companies expand their business, refinance and make acquisitions.
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