Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Oppenheimer (NYSE:OPY) Share Price

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Oppenheimer (NYSE:OPY) Share Price

News coverage about Oppenheimer (NYSE:OPY) has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Oppenheimer earned a news impact score of 0.70 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Oppenheimer’s analysis:

Oppenheimer (OPY) Earning Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows (americanbankingnews.com)

Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. (OPY) Announces $0.11 Quarterly Dividend (americanbankingnews.com)

Cooper Standard to Present at the Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. 14th Annual Industrial Growth Conference (prnewswire.com)

Oppenheimer Brings Together Investors and Leading Companies for Annual Industrial Growth Conference (finance.yahoo.com)

NYSE OPY opened at $26.33 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36, a quick ratio of 0.72 and a current ratio of 1.31. Oppenheimer has a 12 month low of $23.51 and a 12 month high of $34.15. The company has a market capitalization of $343.26 million, a P/E ratio of 8.56 and a beta of 1.12.

Oppenheimer (NYSE:OPY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, April 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.81 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.26. The company had revenue of $251.77 million for the quarter. Oppenheimer had a return on equity of 7.80% and a net margin of 3.42%.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 24th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 10th will be issued a dividend of $0.11 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 9th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.67%.

In other news, CEO Albert G. Lowenthal acquired 1,007 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 8th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $26.33 per share, with a total value of $26,514.31. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. 25.67% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Oppenheimer Company Profile

Oppenheimer Holdings Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides middle-market investment bank and full service broker-dealer products and services. The company offers full-service brokerage services covering exchange-traded and over-the-counter corporate equity and debt securities, money market instruments, exchange-traded options and futures contracts, municipal bonds, mutual funds, and unit investment trusts; financial and wealth planning services; and margin lending services.

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