Headlines about Medallion Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:MFIN) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news 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. Medallion Financial Corp. earned a news sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the credit services provider an impact score of 45.0979477834836 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of Medallion Financial Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st.

Medallion Financial Corp. (NASDAQ MFIN) traded down 1.33% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $2.22. 55,168 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Medallion Financial Corp. has a 12 month low of $1.60 and a 12 month high of $4.64. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $2.37 and a 200-day moving average of $2.29. The stock has a market cap of $53.12 million, a PE ratio of 6.32 and a beta of 1.67.

Medallion Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:MFIN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The credit services provider reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.01 by ($0.06). The business had revenue of $0.38 million for the quarter. Medallion Financial Corp. had a negative return on equity of 0.79% and a net margin of 45.11%. On average, equities research analysts predict that Medallion Financial Corp. will post $0.37 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Medallion Financial Corp. news, Director David L. Rudnick purchased 12,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 13th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $2.26 per share, with a total value of $28,250.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 8,424 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $19,038.24. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Company insiders own 16.16% of the company’s stock.

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Medallion Financial Corp. Company Profile

Medallion Financial Corp. is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Company is a specialty finance company, which is engaged in originating, acquiring and servicing loans that finance taxicab medallions and various types of commercial businesses. The Company operates in lending and investing operations segment.

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