Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Garrison Capital (GARS) Share Price

Media headlines about Garrison Capital (NASDAQ:GARS) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Garrison Capital earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 46.033932082684 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

GARS has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Garrison Capital from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. National Securities restated a “neutral” rating and issued a $10.00 price objective on shares of Garrison Capital in a research note on Monday, August 14th. ValuEngine cut Garrison Capital from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Maxim Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $11.00 price objective on shares of Garrison Capital in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. Garrison Capital has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $10.13.

Garrison Capital (NASDAQ GARS) traded down $0.03 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $8.25. The company had a trading volume of 41,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 51,927. The firm has a market capitalization of $132.41, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.39 and a beta of 0.24. Garrison Capital has a 12-month low of $7.77 and a 12-month high of $10.15. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.07, a quick ratio of 10.29 and a current ratio of 10.29.

Garrison Capital (NASDAQ:GARS) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The investment management company reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.28 by ($0.02). The company had revenue of $8.90 million for the quarter. Garrison Capital had a return on equity of 9.33% and a net margin of 14.66%. sell-side analysts anticipate that Garrison Capital will post 1.09 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, December 8th will be issued a dividend of $0.28 per share. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 13.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 7th. Garrison Capital’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 339.39%.

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Garrison Capital Company Profile

Garrison Capital Inc is a managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Company’s investment objective is to generate current income and capital appreciation by making investments primarily in debt securities and loans of the United States-based middle-market companies, which it defines as those having annual earnings before interest, taxes and depreciation, or EBITDA, of certain amount.

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