News coverage about Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ:HLNE) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hamilton Lane earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 47.4997380140433 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

HLNE has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and set a $39.00 price target (up previously from $38.00) on shares of Hamilton Lane in a report on Wednesday, March 7th. Zacks Investment Research cut Hamilton Lane from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 21st. ValuEngine raised Hamilton Lane from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, June 2nd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their target price on Hamilton Lane from $41.00 to $51.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Monday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $42.75.

Shares of NASDAQ:HLNE opened at $47.33 on Wednesday. Hamilton Lane has a 12 month low of $20.47 and a 12 month high of $52.00. The company has a market cap of $2.33 billion, a P/E ratio of 28.86, a PEG ratio of 1.89 and a beta of 1.37. The company has a current ratio of 1.31, a quick ratio of 1.31 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.78.

Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ:HLNE) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, June 7th. The company reported $0.58 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.17. Hamilton Lane had a return on equity of 85.07% and a net margin of 7.11%. The firm had revenue of $77.61 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $60.99 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.25 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 66.3% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that Hamilton Lane will post 1.69 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 6th. Investors of record on Monday, June 18th will be issued a dividend of $0.2125 per share. This is a boost from Hamilton Lane’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.18. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 15th. This represents a $0.85 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.80%. Hamilton Lane’s payout ratio is presently 42.68%.

About Hamilton Lane

Hamilton Lane Incorporated is an investment firm specializing in direct and fund of fund investments. It provides following services: separate accounts (customized to each individual client and structured as single client vehicles); specialized strategies (fund-of-funds, secondaries, co-investments, taft-hartley, distribution management); advisory relationships (including due diligence, strategic portfolio planning, monitoring and reporting services); and reporting and analytics solutions.

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