Gamco Investors (GBL) Receiving Favorable Press Coverage, Accern Reports

Media coverage about Gamco Investors (NYSE:GBL) has been trending positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Gamco Investors earned a news sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the closed-end fund an impact score of 45.975409962843 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of Gamco Investors (NYSE:GBL) opened at $26.86 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $788.83, a P/E ratio of 10.37 and a beta of 1.03. Gamco Investors has a 52-week low of $25.33 and a 52-week high of $32.60. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.95, a current ratio of 1.67 and a quick ratio of 0.90.

Gamco Investors (NYSE:GBL) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The closed-end fund reported $0.78 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $98.67 million for the quarter. Gamco Investors had a negative return on equity of 68.11% and a net margin of 21.58%.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, March 27th. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 13th will be given a $0.02 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 12th. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.30%. Gamco Investors’s dividend payout ratio is currently 3.09%.

Separately, ValuEngine lowered Gamco Investors from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd.

In related news, insider Der Eb Henry Van sold 882 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.13, for a total value of $25,692.66. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. 80.02% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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Gamco Investors Company Profile

GAMCO Investors, Inc is a holding company. The Company is a provider of investment advisory services to open and closed-end funds, institutional and private wealth management investors principally in the United States. The Company operates through the investment advisory and asset management business segment.

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