Equus Total Return (EQS) Earning Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Finds

News stories about Equus Total Return (NYSE:EQS) have been trending positive on Friday, according to AlphaOne. The research group, a division of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Equus Total Return earned a daily sentiment score of 0.39 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave news headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Shares of Equus Total Return (NYSE:EQS) traded down 0.70% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $2.83. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 7,950 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $35.86 million, a P/E ratio of 6.60 and a beta of 0.15. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $2.63 and a 200 day moving average price of $2.20. Equus Total Return has a 12 month low of $1.56 and a 12 month high of $3.00.

In other news, insider Kenneth I. Denos bought 250,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 17th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $2.40 per share, with a total value of $600,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 265,754 shares in the company, valued at $637,809.60. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO John A. Hardy bought 500,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 17th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $2.40 per share, for a total transaction of $1,200,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 500,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,200,000. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have purchased 769,500 shares of company stock worth $1,846,800. 21.29% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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Equus Total Return Company Profile

Equus Total Return, Inc is a closed-end management investment company. The Company’s investment objective is to maximize the total return to its stockholders in the form of current investment income and long-term capital gains by investing in the debt and equity securities of small and middle market capitalization companies that are generally not publicly traded at the time of its investment.

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