Headlines about Gamco Investors (NYSE:GBL) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Gamco Investors earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the closed-end fund an impact score of 45.5148127447727 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Separately, ValuEngine cut Gamco Investors from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd.
Shares of Gamco Investors (GBL) traded down $0.13 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $26.62. The stock had a trading volume of 54,471 shares, compared to its average volume of 21,608. The firm has a market capitalization of $776.00, a PE ratio of 10.28 and a beta of 0.98. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.95, a quick ratio of 0.90 and a current ratio of 1.67. Gamco Investors has a twelve month low of $26.42 and a twelve month high of $32.60.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, March 27th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 13th will be paid a $0.02 dividend. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 12th. Gamco Investors’s payout ratio is currently 3.09%.
In other news, insider Der Eb Henry Van sold 882 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.13, for a total value of $25,692.66. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 78.99% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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About Gamco Investors
GAMCO Investors, Inc is a holding company. The Company is a provider of investment advisory services to open and closed-end funds, institutional and private wealth management investors principally in the United States. The Company operates through the investment advisory and asset management business segment.
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