Media coverage about Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM) has trended positive on Sunday, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.39 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the asset manager an impact score of 47.3696757608714 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

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

OZM has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. Jefferies Group LLC upped their price target on shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from $3.00 to $3.50 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and set a $3.25 price target on shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and seven have assigned a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $3.20.

Shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM) opened at $3.32 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $1,741.53, a P/E ratio of 13.28 and a beta of 1.33. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.30, a quick ratio of 1.56 and a current ratio of 1.56. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group has a 52 week low of $2.15 and a 52 week high of $3.95.

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The asset manager reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.04. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group had a net margin of 3.35% and a negative return on equity of 51.36%. The business had revenue of $125.26 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $101.92 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.05 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 9.8% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts predict that Och-Ziff Capital Management Group will post 0.24 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, November 20th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 13th will be paid a $0.02 dividend. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.41%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 10th. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group’s dividend payout ratio is presently 100.01%.

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About Och-Ziff Capital Management Group

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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