Media stories about Asta Funding (NASDAQ:ASFI) have been trending somewhat negative this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Asta Funding earned a news impact score of 0.00 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the business services provider an impact score of 46.3554565417588 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
NASDAQ ASFI traded up $0.05 on Monday, hitting $3.60. 400 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 21,834. The company has a market cap of $23.51 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 177.50 and a beta of 0.06. Asta Funding has a 1-year low of $3.25 and a 1-year high of $11.50.
Asta Funding Company Profile
Asta Funding, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the consumer receivable business in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Consumer Receivables, Personal Injury Claims, Structured Settlements, and GAR Disability Advocacy. The Consumer Receivables segment involved in the purchase, management, and servicing distressed consumer receivables, including charged-off receivables consisting of accounts that have been written-off by the originators and might have been previously serviced by collection agencies; semi-performing receivables, including accounts where the debtor is currently making partial or irregular monthly payments, but the accounts might have been written-off by the originators; and performing receivables comprising accounts where the debtor is making regular monthly payments that might or might not have been delinquent in the past.
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