News articles about Manning and Napier (NYSE:MN) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Manning and Napier earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the asset manager an impact score of 45.4231527060008 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

MN has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Manning and Napier from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.50 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and set a $4.00 price objective on shares of Manning and Napier in a report on Friday, November 10th.

Shares of Manning and Napier (NYSE:MN) traded up $0.10 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $4.15. 110,100 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 98,900. Manning and Napier has a fifty-two week low of $3.00 and a fifty-two week high of $7.64. The firm has a market capitalization of $60.91, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.65, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.56 and a beta of 1.52.

Manning and Napier (NYSE:MN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The asset manager reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.11 by ($0.01). Manning and Napier had a return on equity of 30.20% and a net margin of 3.30%. The company had revenue of $48.84 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $47.52 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.16 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was down 22.9% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts expect that Manning and Napier will post 0.44 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 1st. Investors of record on Monday, January 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.08 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 11th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.71%. Manning and Napier’s payout ratio is 66.67%.

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Manning and Napier Company Profile

Manning & Napier, Inc is an independent investment management company. The Company operates through investment management industry segment. It provides a range of investment solutions through separately managed accounts, mutual funds and collective investment trust funds, as well as a range of consultative services.

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