Headlines about Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.36 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the asset manager an impact score of 45.3702839638449 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

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Several research analysts have commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday. BidaskClub downgraded Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $2.50 price target on shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $2.50 price target on shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $3.20.

Shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE OZM) opened at 3.63 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $3.02 and its 200-day moving average price is $2.67. The company’s market cap is $672.34 million. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group has a 12 month low of $2.15 and a 12 month high of $3.87.

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The asset manager reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.08. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group had a negative return on equity of 55.73% and a net margin of 4.46%. The firm had revenue of $148.95 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $90.65 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.06 earnings per share. Equities research analysts expect that Och-Ziff Capital Management Group will post $0.55 earnings per share for the current year.

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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.

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