Press coverage about Oppenheimer (NYSE:OPY) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Oppenheimer earned a media sentiment score of 1.13 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned headlines about the financial services provider an news buzz score of 2 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of NYSE:OPY opened at $27.40 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $363.30 million, a P/E ratio of 10.23 and a beta of 1.16. The company has a quick ratio of 0.74, a current ratio of 1.30 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37. Oppenheimer has a 12-month low of $23.51 and a 12-month high of $34.15.

Oppenheimer (NYSE:OPY) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February 1st. The financial services provider reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.73 by ($0.14). Oppenheimer had a net margin of 3.02% and a return on equity of 7.06%. The company had revenue of $243.25 million for the quarter.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, February 28th. Investors of record on Friday, February 15th were issued a $0.11 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, February 14th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.61%.

In other Oppenheimer news, CEO Albert G. Lowenthal purchased 1,007 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 8th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $26.33 per share, with a total value of $26,514.31. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. 25.90% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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About Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer Holdings Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides middle-market investment bank and full service broker-dealer products and services. The company offers full-service brokerage services covering exchange-traded and over-the-counter corporate equity and debt securities, money market instruments, exchange-traded options and futures contracts, municipal bonds, mutual funds, and unit investment trusts; financial and wealth planning services; and margin lending services.

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