Media coverage about Rand Capital (NASDAQ:RAND) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Rand Capital earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the asset manager an impact score of 44.9846932634955 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
Shares of Rand Capital (NASDAQ RAND) opened at $2.81 on Tuesday. Rand Capital has a 12-month low of $2.70 and a 12-month high of $3.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25, a current ratio of 156.38 and a quick ratio of 156.38. The stock has a market cap of $17.51, a P/E ratio of -15.61 and a beta of 0.12.
Rand Capital (NASDAQ:RAND) last released its earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The asset manager reported $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Rand Capital had a negative net margin of 83.79% and a negative return on equity of 1.56%. The company had revenue of $0.40 million during the quarter.
Separately, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Rand Capital from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st.
In other Rand Capital news, Director Reginald B. Newman II purchased 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 18th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $2.75 per share, for a total transaction of $55,000.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 150,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $412,500. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 13.20% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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Rand Capital Company Profile
Rand Capital Corporation is a closed-end, diversified, management investment company. The Company provides managerial assistance to the portfolio companies in which it invests. The Company makes venture capital investments in early or expansion-stage companies, typically in New York and its surrounding states.
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