Media stories about Microfinancial (NASDAQ:MFI) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Microfinancial earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.139939903654 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Separately, Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $38.00 price objective on shares of Microfinancial in a research note on Thursday, November 30th.
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MicroFinancial Incorporated (MicroFinancial) operates through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, TimePayment Corp. (TimePayment) and Leasecomm Corporation (Leasecomm). TimePayment is a specialized commercial/consumer finance company that leases and rents equipment, and provides other financing services, with a focus on the microticket market.
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