News stories about Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the asset manager an impact score of 47.8685625765972 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (OZM) opened at $2.45 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.61, a current ratio of 1.57 and a quick ratio of 1.57. The stock has a market cap of $1,290.00, a PE ratio of 30.63 and a beta of 1.23. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group has a 12 month low of $2.15 and a 12 month high of $3.95.

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM) last issued its quarterly 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. The company had revenue of $125.26 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $101.92 million. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group had a net margin of 3.35% and a negative return on equity of 54.57%. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group’s quarterly revenue was down 9.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.05 EPS. analysts anticipate that Och-Ziff Capital Management Group will post 0.21 earnings per share for the current year.

OZM has been the subject of several research reports. Jefferies Group upped their price objective on shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from $3.00 to $3.50 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, November 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and six have assigned a hold rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $3.13.

In related news, insider Erez Elisha sold 47,699 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $2.51, for a total value of $119,724.49. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 60.25% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Company Profile

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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