Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact WhiteHorse Finance (WHF) Share Price
Media headlines about WhiteHorse Finance (NASDAQ:WHF) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. WhiteHorse Finance earned a news sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 45.603871147777 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Several brokerages recently weighed in on WHF. BidaskClub upgraded shares of WhiteHorse Finance from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Oppenheimer initiated coverage on shares of WhiteHorse Finance in a report on Thursday. They issued a “buy” rating and a $15.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered WhiteHorse Finance from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, November 11th. ValuEngine upgraded WhiteHorse Finance from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Robert W. Baird lowered WhiteHorse Finance from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $15.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $15.00.
Shares of WhiteHorse Finance (WHF) opened at $14.09 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 3.02, a quick ratio of 3.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.64. WhiteHorse Finance has a 1 year low of $11.49 and a 1 year high of $15.05. The company has a market cap of $280.26, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.82 and a beta of 0.75.
WhiteHorse Finance Company Profile
WhiteHorse Finance, Inc is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Company is a direct lender targeting debt investments in privately held, small-cap companies located in the United States. The Company’s investment objective is to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns primarily by originating and investing in senior secured loans, including first lien and second lien facilities, to performing small-cap companies across a range of industries that typically carry a floating interest rate based on the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) and have a term of 3 to 6 years.
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