Nicholas Financial (NICK) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows
Media headlines about Nicholas Financial (NASDAQ:NICK) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nicholas Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the credit services provider an impact score of 44.5089328384362 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of NICK stock traded down $0.13 on Friday, hitting $10.75. The company had a trading volume of 9,753 shares, compared to its average volume of 12,847. The stock has a market cap of $138.85 million, a PE ratio of 30.56 and a beta of 0.75. Nicholas Financial has a twelve month low of $7.59 and a twelve month high of $11.90.
Nicholas Financial (NASDAQ:NICK) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 2nd. The credit services provider reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of $18.76 million during the quarter. Nicholas Financial had a positive return on equity of 2.67% and a negative net margin of 0.61%.
Nicholas Financial Company Profile
Nicholas Financial, Inc operates as a specialized consumer finance company in the United States. The company engages in acquiring and servicing automobile finance installment contracts for the purchase of new and used automobiles and light trucks. It also originates direct consumer loans and sells consumer-finance related products.
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