Usca Ria LLC reduced its stake in shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) by 5.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 56,100 shares of the asset manager’s stock after selling 3,400 shares during the period. Usca Ria LLC’s holdings in Och-Ziff Capital Management Group were worth $144,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of OZM. Bank of America Corp DE raised its stake in Och-Ziff Capital Management Group by 10.3% in the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 3,785,923 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $8,556,000 after buying an additional 353,276 shares during the last quarter. Gabelli Funds LLC raised its stake in Och-Ziff Capital Management Group by 17.3% in the first quarter. Gabelli Funds LLC now owns 1,426,687 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $3,224,000 after buying an additional 210,687 shares during the last quarter. Abrams Capital Management L.P. raised its stake in Och-Ziff Capital Management Group by 17.4% in the first quarter. Abrams Capital Management L.P. now owns 22,238,592 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $50,259,000 after buying an additional 3,288,600 shares during the last quarter. UBS Group AG raised its stake in Och-Ziff Capital Management Group by 16.6% in the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 1,551,500 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $3,507,000 after buying an additional 220,660 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Stifel Financial Corp raised its stake in Och-Ziff Capital Management Group by 8.2% in the first quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 322,677 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $736,000 after buying an additional 24,540 shares during the last quarter. 48.23% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) opened at 2.87 on Thursday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $2.98 and its 200 day moving average is $2.65. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC has a 1-year low of $2.15 and a 1-year high of $4.78. The stock’s market capitalization is $531.58 million.

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The asset manager reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $148.95 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $90.65 million. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group had a net margin of 4.46% and a negative return on equity of 55.73%. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.06 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts forecast that Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC will post $0.55 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 21st. Investors of record on Monday, August 14th were given a dividend of $0.02 per share. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 10th. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group’s payout ratio is presently 80.00%.

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Several equities research analysts have commented on OZM shares. ValuEngine lowered shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $3.25 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, July 14th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and set a $2.50 target price on shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and set a $2.50 target price on shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $3.46.

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Company Profile

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (Och-Ziff) is an institutional alternative asset manager. The Company provides asset management services through its funds, which pursue a range of global investment opportunities. The Company operates through two segments: the Och-Ziff Funds and real estate business.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM)

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