Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (OZM) Stock Price

Headlines about Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM) have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the asset manager an impact score of 45.8611979443848 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

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

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. Jefferies Group lifted their price target on shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from $3.00 to $3.50 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $3.25 price target on shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, November 4th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $3.25.

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE OZM) opened at $2.57 on Wednesday. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group has a fifty-two week low of $2.15 and a fifty-two week high of $3.95. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.61, a current ratio of 1.57 and a quick ratio of 1.57. The company has a market cap of $1,350.00, a PE ratio of 32.13 and a beta of 1.22.

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The asset manager reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $125.26 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $101.92 million. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group had a net margin of 3.35% and a negative return on equity of 54.57%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 9.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.05 EPS. analysts anticipate that Och-Ziff Capital Management Group will post 0.2 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About Och-Ziff Capital Management Group

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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