Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) was downgraded by ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Saturday.

Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Jefferies Group LLC lifted their price target on Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from $3.00 to $3.50 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $3.25 price target on shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Och-Ziff Capital Management Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and seven have issued a hold rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $3.20.

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (OZM) traded down $0.49 on Friday, hitting $3.32. The stock had a trading volume of 883,007 shares, compared to its average volume of 641,657. The company has a current ratio of 1.56, a quick ratio of 1.56 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.30. The stock has a market cap of $1.74 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.00 and a beta of 1.33. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group has a 12-month low of $2.15 and a 12-month high of $3.95.

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (NYSE:OZM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The asset manager reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $125.26 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $101.92 million. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group had a negative return on equity of 51.36% and a net margin of 3.35%. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group’s quarterly revenue was down 9.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.05 EPS. equities analysts anticipate that Och-Ziff Capital Management Group will post 0.24 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Sterneck Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in Och-Ziff Capital Management Group by 3.2% in the 2nd quarter. Sterneck Capital Management LLC now owns 417,995 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $1,070,000 after buying an additional 13,117 shares in the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. increased its holdings in Och-Ziff Capital Management Group by 1.6% in the 2nd quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 965,999 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $2,473,000 after buying an additional 15,557 shares in the last quarter. Jane Street Group LLC increased its holdings in Och-Ziff Capital Management Group by 292.1% in the 1st quarter. Jane Street Group LLC now owns 51,007 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $115,000 after buying an additional 37,999 shares in the last quarter. Searle & CO. increased its holdings in Och-Ziff Capital Management Group by 65.9% in the 2nd quarter. Searle & CO. now owns 100,700 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $258,000 after buying an additional 40,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL increased its holdings in Och-Ziff Capital Management Group by 44.5% in the 2nd quarter. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL now owns 143,500 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $367,000 after buying an additional 44,200 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 16.95% of the company’s stock.

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Company Profile

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (Och-Ziff) is an institutional alternative asset manager. The Company provides asset management services through its funds, which pursue a range of global investment opportunities. The Company operates through two segments: the Och-Ziff Funds and real estate business.

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