Media stories about OFS Capital (NASDAQ:OFS) have been trending positive on Monday, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. OFS Capital earned a daily sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the investment management company an impact score of 46.8055219712016 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Energy Sector’s Growing Confidence May Fuel More M&A, Says Deloitte (naturalgasintel.com)
- OFS Capital Corporation Announces Date for Its Fourth Quarter and Year End 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call (finance.yahoo.com)
- OFS Capital Corp (OFS) Plans $0.37 Special Dividend (americanbankingnews.com)
- Private equity firm invests in printing supplier (grbj.com)
- Online Tech Stores Receives Investment from Blackford Capital (finsmes.com)
A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded OFS Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. National Securities lowered their price target on OFS Capital from $16.00 to $15.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Finally, ValuEngine raised OFS Capital from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $14.67.
The company also recently announced a special dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 22nd will be given a $0.37 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 11.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 21st. OFS Capital’s payout ratio is 147.83%.
OFS Capital Company Profile
OFS Capital Corporation (OFS Capital) is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Company’s investment objective is to provide its shareholders with both current income and capital appreciation primarily through debt investments and equity investments. It focuses primarily on middle-market companies in the United States, including senior secured loans, including first-lien, second-lien and unitranche loans, as well as subordinated loans, and warrants and other minority equity securities.
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