Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact CM Finance (CMFN) Stock Price

Press coverage about CM Finance (NASDAQ:CMFN) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. CM Finance earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 45.6135395490097 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on CMFN shares. ValuEngine upgraded shares of CM Finance from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. TheStreet cut shares of CM Finance from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st.

Shares of CM Finance (NASDAQ:CMFN) opened at $8.05 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $110.20, a P/E ratio of 4.91 and a beta of 1.27. The company has a current ratio of 5.91, a quick ratio of 5.91 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75. CM Finance has a 1 year low of $7.40 and a 1 year high of $10.80.

CM Finance (NASDAQ:CMFN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The investment management company reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.25 by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $6.73 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.48 million. CM Finance had a net margin of 74.32% and a return on equity of 8.75%. sell-side analysts expect that CM Finance will post 1 EPS for the current year.

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About CM Finance

CM Finance Inc is an externally managed, non-diversified closed-end management investment company. The Company is a specialty finance company that invests primarily in the debt of the United States middle-market companies. The Company’s primary investment objective is to maximize total return to stockholders in the form of current income and capital appreciation by investing in debt and related equity of privately held lower middle-market companies.

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