Hamilton Lane (HLNE) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

Media stories about Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ:HLNE) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hamilton Lane earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 45.7632978783227 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on HLNE shares. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $24.00 price objective on shares of Hamilton Lane in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. Morgan Stanley boosted their price objective on Hamilton Lane from $28.00 to $29.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $24.00.

Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ HLNE) opened at $36.97 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.82, a quick ratio of 1.08 and a current ratio of 1.08. Hamilton Lane has a 12-month low of $17.32 and a 12-month high of $37.45.

Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ:HLNE) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $51.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $48.64 million. The company’s revenue was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts predict that Hamilton Lane will post 1.17 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 15th were given a dividend of $0.175 per share. This represents a $0.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.89%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 14th.

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About Hamilton Lane

Hamilton Lane Incorporated is a global private markets investment solutions provider. The Company works with its clients to conceive, structure, build out, manage and monitor portfolios of private markets funds and direct investments, and it helps them access a set of such investment opportunities around the world.

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