OFS Capital (OFS) Receives Daily Media Impact Score of 0.28

News coverage about OFS Capital (NASDAQ:OFS) has trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. OFS Capital earned a coverage optimism score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the investment management company an impact score of 46.4070492748568 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

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OFS stock traded down $0.13 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $10.64. 3,605 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 53,677. The company has a current ratio of 19.34, a quick ratio of 19.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88. The firm has a market cap of $143.41, a PE ratio of 8.32 and a beta of 0.42. OFS Capital has a one year low of $10.58 and a one year high of $14.50.

OFS Capital (NASDAQ:OFS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, March 2nd. The investment management company reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by ($0.03). OFS Capital had a net margin of 23.66% and a return on equity of 8.89%. The firm had revenue of $8.29 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.02 million. analysts forecast that OFS Capital will post 1.28 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently declared a special dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 22nd were paid a $0.71 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 11.82%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, March 21st. OFS Capital’s dividend payout ratio is 106.25%.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on OFS shares. National Securities restated a “buy” rating and issued a $15.00 price target on shares of OFS Capital in a research report on Tuesday, March 13th. ValuEngine lowered OFS Capital from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered OFS Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, March 16th.

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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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