News coverage about Asta Funding (NASDAQ:ASFI) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Asta Funding earned a media sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.6093157085111 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Asta Funding traded down $0.10, reaching $3.55, during trading hours on Friday, MarketBeat reports. 12,339 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,617. Asta Funding has a 52 week low of $3.25 and a 52 week high of $11.50. The company has a market cap of $24.18 million, a PE ratio of 182.50 and a beta of 0.06.
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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