Q1 2019 Sentiment Asta Funding Inc (NASDAQ:ASFI)

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Sentiment for Asta Funding Inc (NASDAQ:ASFI)

Asta Funding Inc (NASDAQ:ASFI) institutional sentiment increased to 1 in 2019 Q1. Its up 0.43, from 0.57 in 2018Q4. The ratio is positive, as 4 active investment managers increased and opened new positions, while 4 reduced and sold their holdings in Asta Funding Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now have: 942,470 shares, up from 940,319 shares in 2018Q4. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Asta Funding Inc in their top 10 positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 2 Reduced: 2 Increased: 4 New Position: 0.

Asta Funding, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the consumer receivable business in the United States. The company has market cap of $47.60 million. The firm operates through four divisions: Consumer Receivables, Personal Injury Claims, Structured Settlements, and GAR Disability Advocacy. It has a 5.22 P/E ratio. The Consumer Receivables segment involved in the purchase, management, and servicing distressed consumer receivables, including charged-off receivables consisting of accounts that have been written-off by the originators and might have been previously serviced by collection agencies; semi-performing receivables, including accounts where the debtor is currently making partial or irregular monthly payments, but the accounts might have been written-off by the originators; and performing receivables comprising accounts where the debtor is making regular monthly payments that might or might not have been delinquent in the past.

The stock increased 0.57% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $7.1. About 1,383 shares traded. Asta Funding, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASFI) has risen 100.82% since September 10, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 100.82% the S&P500.

Rbf Capital Llc holds 0.22% of its portfolio in Asta Funding, Inc. for 400,000 shares. Blackrock Inc. owns 276,630 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Bridgeway Capital Management Inc has 0% invested in the company for 83,600 shares. The Texas-based Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp has invested 0% in the stock. Geode Capital Management Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 39,457 shares.

More notable recent Asta Funding, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASFI) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Microcaps mostly among midday movers – Seeking Alpha” on May 20, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “My Top Consumer Finance Stocks For 2015 – Seeking Alpha” published on March 10, 2015, Globenewswire.com published: “Asta Funding Announces Results for The Second Quarter Ended March 31, 2019 – GlobeNewswire” on May 13, 2019. More interesting news about Asta Funding, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASFI) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Asta Funding, Inc. Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Non-Compliance Letter – GlobeNewswire” published on August 20, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Australian Green bond market set for further expansion – Nasdaq” with publication date: August 27, 2019.

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