B. Riley Financial Inc (NASDAQ:RILY) Chairman Bryant R. Riley purchased 38,572 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. The stock was bought at an average cost of $17.89 per share, for a total transaction of $690,053.08. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link.

B. Riley Financial Inc (NASDAQ:RILY) traded down $0.10 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $17.90. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 134,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 85,723. The company has a market capitalization of $473.77, a PE ratio of 10.41 and a beta of 0.98. B. Riley Financial Inc has a 52 week low of $13.55 and a 52 week high of $21.30. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.07, a current ratio of 2.97 and a quick ratio of 2.97.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 22nd were issued a $0.08 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, November 21st. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.79%. B. Riley Financial’s dividend payout ratio is currently 21.19%.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of RILY. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new position in shares of B. Riley Financial in the third quarter valued at $116,000. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. increased its holdings in shares of B. Riley Financial by 110.3% in the third quarter. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. now owns 7,627 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $130,000 after buying an additional 4,000 shares in the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its holdings in shares of B. Riley Financial by 43.9% in the second quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 7,956 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $148,000 after buying an additional 2,428 shares in the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP bought a new position in shares of B. Riley Financial in the third quarter valued at $210,000. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its stake in B. Riley Financial by 592.0% during the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 11,397 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $211,000 after purchasing an additional 9,750 shares during the period. 45.81% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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B. Riley Financial Company Profile

B. Riley Financial, Inc is an independent investment bank. The Company’s segments include capital markets, auction and liquidation, valuation and appraisal, and Principal Investments-United Online. The capital markets segment provides an array of investment banking, corporate finance, research, wealth management, sales and trading services to corporate, institutional and high net worth clients.

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