Headlines about Gamco Investors (NYSE:GBL) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Gamco Investors earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the closed-end fund an impact score of 45.1448129232239 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- ETFs with exposure to GAMCO Investors, Inc. : December 13, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Mario Gabelli Says Banks in Fundamentally Great Shape (finance.yahoo.com)
- Billionaire media investor Mario Gabelli wonders whether Trump's like of Fox might help Disney deal (finance.yahoo.com)
- Insider Selling: Gamco Investors, Inc. (GBL) Insider Sells 882 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- GAMCO Investors, Inc. :GBL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : December 12, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
Separately, BidaskClub raised shares of Gamco Investors from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 10th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.02 per share. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 26th. Gamco Investors’s payout ratio is 2.50%.
In other Gamco Investors news, insider Der Eb Henry Van sold 882 shares of Gamco Investors stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.13, for a total transaction of $25,692.66. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Insiders own 78.99% of the company’s stock.
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Gamco Investors Company Profile
GAMCO Investors, Inc is a holding company. The Company is a provider of investment advisory services to open and closed-end funds, institutional and private wealth management investors principally in the United States. The Company operates through the investment advisory and asset management business segment.
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