News headlines about Gamco Investors (NYSE:GBL) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 6,000 news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Gamco Investors earned a daily sentiment score of 1.83 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news stories about the closed-end fund an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

NYSE:GBL traded down $0.46 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $20.35. 22,900 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 21,074. Gamco Investors has a 12 month low of $19.53 and a 12 month high of $30.44. The company has a market cap of $626.62 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.95 and a beta of 1.07.

Gamco Investors (NYSE:GBL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 6th. The closed-end fund reported $1.22 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.20 by $0.02. Gamco Investors had a negative return on equity of 223.65% and a net margin of 29.89%. The company had revenue of $85.79 million during the quarter.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 15th. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 31st. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.39%.

Separately, TheStreet raised Gamco Investors from a “d-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 15th.

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Gamco Investors Company Profile

GAMCO Investors, Inc is a publicly owned holding investment manager. The firm also provides wealth management, investment advisory, institutional research, brokerage, dealer, underwriting, and distribution services to its clients. It provides its services to individuals including high net worth individuals, corporate pension and profit-sharing plans, foundations, endowments, jointly trust plans, municipalities, and investment companies.

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