News stories about B. Riley Financial (NASDAQ:RILY) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. B. Riley Financial earned a news impact score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the asset manager an impact score of 46.3657871875941 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

B. Riley Financial (NASDAQ:RILY) opened at $18.70 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $492.30, a P/E ratio of 10.81 and a beta of 1.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.07, a quick ratio of 2.97 and a current ratio of 2.97. B. Riley Financial has a 1-year low of $13.55 and a 1-year high of $21.30.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 22nd will be issued a dividend of $0.08 per share. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 21st. B. Riley Financial’s payout ratio is 21.19%.

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In other B. Riley Financial news, CEO Bryant R. Riley acquired 7,325 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 16th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $17.15 per share, with a total value of $125,623.75. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CEO Bryant R. Riley acquired 8,679 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 20th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $17.75 per share, for a total transaction of $154,052.25. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Company insiders own 30.90% of the company’s stock.

B. Riley Financial Company Profile

B. Riley Financial, Inc is an independent investment bank. The Company’s segments include capital markets, auction and liquidation, valuation and appraisal, and Principal Investments-United Online. The capital markets segment provides an array of investment banking, corporate finance, research, wealth management, sales and trading services to corporate, institutional and high net worth clients.

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