News stories about Nicholas Financial (NASDAQ:NICK) have been trending positive this week, AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis reports. AlphaOne, a unit of Accern, ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nicholas Financial earned a coverage optimism score of 0.31 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned media headlines about the credit services provider an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Nicholas Financial (NASDAQ:NICK) traded down 1.48% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $8.67. The company had a trading volume of 429 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $67.70 million, a P/E ratio of 12.57 and a beta of 0.67. Nicholas Financial has a 1-year low of $8.11 and a 1-year high of $12.50. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $9.46 and a 200 day moving average of $10.47.
In other Nicholas Financial news, major shareholder Magnolia Capital Fund, Lp purchased 7,420 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 15th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $10.54 per share, for a total transaction of $78,206.80. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Over the last quarter, insiders acquired 53,695 shares of company stock valued at $550,573. 3.60% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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Nicholas Financial Company Profile
Nicholas Financial, Inc (Nicholas Financial-Canada) is a holding company. The Company’s business activities are conducted through its subsidiary, Nicholas Financial, Inc (Nicholas Financial). Nicholas Financial is a specialized consumer finance company engaged primarily in acquiring and servicing automobile finance installment contracts (Contracts) for purchases of new and used automobiles and light trucks.
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