Media coverage about OFS Capital (NASDAQ:OFS) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. OFS Capital earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the investment management company an impact score of 46.2842758817448 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- Muscat film festival focuses on women and children (gulfnews.com)
- ‘March For Justice’ mega rally by SKM in state capital (voiceofsikkim.com)
- One Track Love Leads Odisha Fire Official To Jail In Bhubaneswar (odishasamaya.com)
- OFS Capital Corp (OFS) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- HiGro Group buys DRS Imaging Services (pehub.com)
A number of research firms have issued reports on OFS. ValuEngine raised OFS Capital from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered OFS Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, March 16th. Finally, National Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $15.00 price target on shares of OFS Capital in a report on Tuesday, March 13th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. OFS Capital presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $14.67.
OFS Capital (NASDAQ:OFS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, March 2nd. The investment management company reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by ($0.03). OFS Capital had a return on equity of 8.89% and a net margin of 23.66%. The company had revenue of $8.29 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.02 million. research analysts anticipate that OFS Capital will post 1.28 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently declared a special dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 22nd will be issued a $0.71 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 currently 186.30%.
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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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