Och-ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) Q3 2017 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady

January 23, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

 Och ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM)  Q3 2017 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady

Sentiment for Och-ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM)

Och-ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2017 Q3. Its down -0.45, from 1.52 in 2017Q2. The ratio is negative, as 29 funds increased or started new equity positions, while 27 sold and trimmed holdings in Och-ziff Capital Management Group LLC. The funds in our partner’s database now possess: 84.98 million shares, up from 84.55 million shares in 2017Q2. Also, the number of funds holding Och-ziff Capital Management Group LLC in their top 10 equity positions increased from 4 to 5 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 12 Reduced: 15 Increased: 18 New Position: 11.

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC is a publicly owned hedge fund sponsor. The company has market cap of $1.22 billion. The firm provides investment advisory services for its clients. It has a 34.49 P/E ratio. It primarily caters to institutional investors which include pension funds, fund-of-funds, foundations and endowments, firms and other institutions, private banks and family offices.

The stock increased 1.13% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $2.69. About 315,977 shares traded. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) has declined 36.39% since January 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 53.09% the S&P500.

Analysts await Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $0.26 earnings per share, up 2,500.00 % or $0.25 from last year’s $0.01 per share. OZM’s profit will be $117.72 million for 2.59 P/E if the $0.26 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.07 actual earnings per share reported by Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 271.43 % EPS growth.

Stonerise Capital Management Llc holds 8.85% of its portfolio in Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC for 1.75 million shares. Glacier Peak Capital Llc owns 2.08 million shares or 7.62% of their US portfolio. Moreover, North Run Capital Lp has 5.75% invested in the company for 3.80 million shares. The Massachusetts-based Abrams Capital Management L.P. has invested 2.8% in the stock. Odey Asset Management Group Ltd, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 7.21 million shares.#img1#

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 30% of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group’s analysts are positive. Out of 10 Wall Street analysts rating Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 7 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $2.5000 while the high is $14. The stock’s average target of $7.47 is 177.70% above today’s ($2.69) share price. OZM was included in 33 notes of analysts from August 6, 2015. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, June 28 by Bank of America. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, July 5. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, October 5. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, May 31 by RBC Capital Markets. Compass Point downgraded the shares of OZM in report on Friday, February 12 to “Neutral” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of OZM in report on Thursday, July 21 with “Outperform” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, November 7 by Citigroup. Jefferies maintained the shares of OZM in report on Wednesday, June 28 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Monday, September 4. Compass Point maintained the shares of OZM in report on Wednesday, November 4 with “Buy” rating.

More notable recent Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (OZM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for …” on November 09, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Och-Ziff Capital: The Beaten Down Hedge Fund With 180% Upside” published on May 15, 2017, Globenewswire.com published: “Oz Management to Announce 2017 Third Quarter Results and Host Investor …” on October 19, 2017. More interesting news about Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC Reports Results for the First Quarter of …” published on May 02, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Why Och-Ziff Shares Have 50% Upside” with publication date: October 23, 2017.

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