Media headlines about PJT Partners (NYSE:PJT) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. PJT Partners earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.0569011374236 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
PJT Partners (PJT) traded up $0.38 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $48.49. The company had a trading volume of 3,799 shares, compared to its average volume of 122,324. The stock has a market capitalization of $890.90, a price-to-earnings ratio of -27.63, a PEG ratio of 0.83 and a beta of 0.42. PJT Partners has a 52-week low of $32.61 and a 52-week high of $50.35.
PJT Partners (NYSE:PJT) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.12. The firm had revenue of $190.55 million during the quarter. PJT Partners had a positive return on equity of 319.40% and a negative net margin of 6.52%. equities research analysts expect that PJT Partners will post 2.15 EPS for the current year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, March 21st. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 7th will be issued a $0.05 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 6th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.41%. PJT Partners’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -11.49%.
A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised PJT Partners from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. Sandler O’Neill set a $55.00 price objective on PJT Partners and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. Finally, Buckingham Research assumed coverage on PJT Partners in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $51.00 price objective for the company. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $48.60.
PJT Partners Company Profile
PJT Partners Inc is an advisory-focused investment bank. The Company offers an array of strategic advisory, restructuring and special situations and private fund advisory and placement services to corporations, financial sponsors, institutional investors and governments. It provides, through Park Hill Group, private fund advisory and placement services for alternative investment managers, including private equity funds, real estate funds and hedge funds.