News coverage about Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM) has trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group earned a news impact score of 0.40 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the asset manager an impact score of 47.3874780878573 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

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A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on OZM. BidaskClub downgraded Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. Zacks Investment Research raised Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $3.25 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, July 14th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $2.50 price target on shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $2.50 price target on shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $3.46.

Shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM) traded up 1.38% on Friday, hitting $2.93. The stock had a trading volume of 491,077 shares. The company has a market cap of $542.69 million, a P/E ratio of 24.42 and a beta of 1.29. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group has a 12 month low of $2.15 and a 12 month high of $4.78. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $2.90 and its 200-day moving average price is $2.68.

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The asset manager reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $148.95 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $90.65 million. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group had a negative return on equity of 55.73% and a net margin of 4.46%. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.06 EPS. On average, analysts expect that Och-Ziff Capital Management Group will post $0.55 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, August 21st. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 14th will be given a $0.02 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.73%. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group’s payout ratio is 80.00%.

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Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Company Profile

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (Och-Ziff) is an institutional alternative asset manager. The Company provides asset management services through its funds, which pursue a range of global investment opportunities. The Company operates through two segments: the Och-Ziff Funds and real estate business.

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