News headlines about B. Riley Financial (NASDAQ:RILY) have trended positive this week, Alpha One reports. The research firm, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. B. Riley Financial earned a daily sentiment score of 0.31 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news headlines about the asset manager an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected AlphaOne’s scoring:
Shares of B. Riley Financial (NASDAQ:RILY) traded up 5.65% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $14.95. The stock had a trading volume of 145,070 shares. B. Riley Financial has a 52-week low of $8.59 and a 52-week high of $21.30. The firm has a market cap of $286.76 million, a PE ratio of 8.12 and a beta of 1.03. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $14.60 and a 200 day moving average price of $16.24.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, May 31st. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 23rd will be issued a dividend of $0.08 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 19th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.14%. B. Riley Financial’s dividend payout ratio is presently 78.05%.
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In other B. Riley Financial news, Director Todd D. Sims bought 3,300 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 16th. The stock was bought at an average price of $14.97 per share, for a total transaction of $49,401.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 4,533 shares in the company, valued at $67,859.01. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 3,141 shares of company stock valued at $47,538. 30.90% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
B. Riley Financial Company Profile
B. Riley Financial, Inc is an independent investment bank. The Company’s segments include capital markets, auction and liquidation, valuation and appraisal, and Principal Investments-United Online. The capital markets segment provides an array of investment banking, corporate finance, research, wealth management, sales and trading services to corporate, institutional and high net worth clients.
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