News articles about Asta Funding (NASDAQ:ASFI) have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Asta Funding earned a daily sentiment score of 0.34 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 45.7786634958345 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Shares of Asta Funding (NASDAQ:ASFI) traded up 0.658% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $7.801. 4,062 shares of the stock traded hands. The company’s market cap is $51.67 million. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $7.61 and a 200-day moving average price of $7.68. Asta Funding has a one year low of $6.15 and a one year high of $10.85.

Asta Funding (NASDAQ:ASFI) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 9th. The business services provider reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter. The business had revenue of $14.78 million for the quarter. Asta Funding had a return on equity of 0.20% and a net margin of 0.59%. On average, analysts forecast that Asta Funding will post $0.73 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Separately, TheStreet raised shares of Asta Funding from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Monday, August 28th.

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Asta Funding Company Profile

Asta Funding, Inc is primarily engaged in the businesses of acquiring, managing, servicing and recovering on portfolios of consumer receivables. The Company operates through four segments: Consumer Receivables, Personal Injury Claims, Structured Settlements and GAR Disability Advocates. The Consumer receivables segment is engaged in purchasing, managing for its own account and servicing distressed consumer receivables, including charged off receivables, semi-performing receivables and performing receivables.

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