News articles about Medley Capital (NYSE:MCC) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Medley Capital earned a news impact score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 47.1765448477272 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Medley Capital (MCC) Downgraded to Strong Sell at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Medley Capital (MCC) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- EPS for Medley Capital (MCC) Expected At $0.13; Jasper Ridge Partners LP Has Trimmed Its Nike (NKE) Position (mtastar.com)
- Medley Capital Corp (MCC) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.13 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Medley Capital Corp (NYSE:MCC): Jefferies Reaffirms “Hold” Rating Today, Has a Target of $6.0/Share (ontariocanews.com)
Shares of MCC traded down $0.02 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $4.08. The stock had a trading volume of 135,561 shares, compared to its average volume of 271,989. The company has a current ratio of 5.02, a quick ratio of 5.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.11. The firm has a market capitalization of $222.25, a P/E ratio of 6.09, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.48 and a beta of 1.21. Medley Capital has a 12-month low of $3.94 and a 12-month high of $7.89.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 23rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 21st were given a $0.16 dividend. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 15.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, February 20th. Medley Capital’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 95.52%.
A number of research analysts have weighed in on MCC shares. Barclays reduced their price target on Medley Capital from $7.00 to $5.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, February 7th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Medley Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. National Securities cut their target price on Medley Capital from $6.00 to $5.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, February 7th. ValuEngine lowered Medley Capital from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, TheStreet lowered Medley Capital from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and five have given a hold rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $5.63.
Medley Capital Company Profile
Medley Capital Corporation is a non-diversified closed-end management investment company. The Company’s investment objective is to generate current income and capital appreciation by lending directly to privately-held middle market companies, primarily through directly originated transactions to help these companies expand their business, refinance and make acquisitions.
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