Media stories about Nicholas Financial (NASDAQ:NICK) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nicholas Financial earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the credit services provider an impact score of 45.5758112967437 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Nicholas Financial (NASDAQ:NICK) traded down $0.06 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $7.88. 13,000 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 15,279. The firm has a market capitalization of $62.59, a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.81 and a beta of 0.66. Nicholas Financial has a 1 year low of $7.65 and a 1 year high of $12.50.
Separately, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Nicholas Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday.
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Nicholas Financial, Inc (Nicholas Financial-Canada) is a holding company. The Company’s business activities are conducted through its subsidiary, Nicholas Financial, Inc (Nicholas Financial). Nicholas Financial is a specialized consumer finance company engaged primarily in acquiring and servicing automobile finance installment contracts (Contracts) for purchases of new and used automobiles and light trucks.
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