Hamilton Lane Advisors (HLNE) Earning Somewhat Negative Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

Press coverage about Hamilton Lane Advisors (NASDAQ:HLNE) has been trending somewhat negative this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hamilton Lane Advisors earned a news impact score of -0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 46.5189343793597 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

HLNE has been the subject of a number of research reports. Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating and set a $39.00 target price (up previously from $38.00) on shares of Hamilton Lane Advisors in a report on Wednesday, March 7th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Hamilton Lane Advisors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 21st.

HLNE opened at $38.56 on Friday. Hamilton Lane Advisors has a fifty-two week low of $18.17 and a fifty-two week high of $40.43. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.78, a current ratio of 1.31 and a quick ratio of 1.31. The firm has a market cap of $1,901.88 and a PE ratio of 42.37.

Hamilton Lane Advisors (NASDAQ:HLNE) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The company reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.17. Hamilton Lane Advisors had a return on equity of 70.74% and a net margin of 2.09%. The company had revenue of $65.01 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $51.39 million. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 53.6% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts predict that Hamilton Lane Advisors will post 1.4 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, April 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 15th were issued a dividend of $0.175 per share. This represents a $0.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.82%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, March 14th. Hamilton Lane Advisors’s dividend payout ratio is currently 76.92%.

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About Hamilton Lane Advisors

Hamilton Lane Incorporated is an investment firm specializing in direct and fund of fund investments. It provides following services: separate accounts (customized to each individual client and structured as single client vehicles); specialized strategies (fund-of-funds, secondaries, co-investments, taft-hartley, distribution management); advisory relationships (including due diligence, strategic portfolio planning, monitoring and reporting services); and reporting and analytics solutions.

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