Headlines about Oxford Square Capital (NASDAQ:OXSQ) have trended somewhat negative on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Oxford Square Capital earned a news impact score of -0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 47.7636330670839 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

OXSQ stock traded up $0.02 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $7.19. 1,730 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 226,617. The firm has a market cap of $354.14 million, a PE ratio of 11.98 and a beta of 0.45. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42, a quick ratio of 39.47 and a current ratio of 39.47. Oxford Square Capital has a 1-year low of $5.15 and a 1-year high of $7.48.

Oxford Square Capital (NASDAQ:OXSQ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 31st. The company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $12.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $13.41 million. Oxford Square Capital had a net margin of 75.90% and a return on equity of 8.43%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 26.6% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts predict that Oxford Square Capital will post 0.68 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts recently commented on OXSQ shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Oxford Square Capital from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $7.25 price target on the stock in a research report on Saturday, May 5th. National Securities restated a “sell” rating and set a $5.00 price target on shares of Oxford Square Capital in a research report on Monday, August 6th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $6.13.

Oxford Square Capital Company Profile

TICC Capital Corp. is a business development company, operates as a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The firm invests in both public and private companies. It invests in secured and unsecured senior debt, subordinated debt, junior subordinated debt, preferred stock, and common stock.

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