NASDAQ:ASFI - Asta Funding Stock Price, News & Analysis

$8.27
+0.02 (+0.24 %)
(As of 08/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$8.11
Now: $8.27
$8.34
50-Day Range
$6.97
MA: $7.44
$8.36
52-Week Range
$2.80
Now: $8.27
$8.71
Volume9,959 shs
Average Volume6,416 shs
Market Capitalization$54.33 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta-0.45
Asta Funding, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, primarily engages in the consumer receivables business in the United States, Puerto Rico, and South America. It operates through three segments: Consumer Receivables, Personal Injury Claims, and Social Security Disability Advocacy. The Consumer Receivables segment is involved in purchasing, managing, and servicing distressed consumer receivables, including judgment receivables, which are accounts where outside attorneys secure judgments directly against the consumer; charged-off receivables consisting of accounts that have been written-off by the originators and might have been previously serviced by collection agencies; and semi-performing receivables that are accounts where the debtor is currently making partial or irregular monthly payments, but the accounts might have been written-off by the originators. Its distressed consumer receivables include MasterCard, Visa, and other credit card accounts, which were charged-off by the issuers or providers for non-payment. The Personal Injury Claims segment funds personal injury settlement claims. The Social Security Disability Advocacy segment represents individuals in their claims for social security disability and supplemental security income benefits from the social security administration. Asta Funding, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Short-term business credit
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ASFI
CUSIP04622010
Phone201-567-5648

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.54 million
Cash Flow$0.6275 per share
Book Value$13.57 per share

Profitability

Net Income$4.05 million

Miscellaneous

Employees60
Market Cap$54.33 million
Next Earnings Date11/12/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Asta Funding (NASDAQ:ASFI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Asta Funding's stock symbol?

Asta Funding trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ASFI."

How were Asta Funding's earnings last quarter?

Asta Funding, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASFI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 26th. The business services provider reported ($0.57) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business services provider earned $8.27 million during the quarter. Asta Funding had a return on equity of 10.48% and a net margin of 46.98%. View Asta Funding's Earnings History.

When is Asta Funding's next earnings date?

Asta Funding is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 12th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Asta Funding.

Has Asta Funding been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about ASFI stock have been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Asta Funding earned a daily sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Asta Funding.

Are investors shorting Asta Funding?

Asta Funding saw a decline in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,500 shares, a decline of 68.5% from the June 30th total of 11,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 10,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.3 days. Approximately 0.1% of the company's shares are short sold. View Asta Funding's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Asta Funding's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Asta Funding own?

Who are Asta Funding's key executives?

Asta Funding's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Gary Stern, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 66)
  • Mr. Bruce R. Foster CPA, CPA, Chief Accounting Officer, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 59)
  • Mr. Seth Berman, Chief Compliance Officer, Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 56)
  • Mr. Ricky Stern CFP, CIMA, Sr. VP (Age 34)

Who are Asta Funding's major shareholders?

Asta Funding's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Susquehanna International Group LLP (0.30%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Asta Funding.

Which major investors are selling Asta Funding stock?

ASFI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Susquehanna International Group LLP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Asta Funding.

How do I buy shares of Asta Funding?

Shares of ASFI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Asta Funding's stock price today?

One share of ASFI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.27.

How big of a company is Asta Funding?

Asta Funding has a market capitalization of $54.33 million and generates $21.54 million in revenue each year. Asta Funding employs 60 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Asta Funding.

What is Asta Funding's official website?

The official website for Asta Funding is http://www.astafunding.com/.

How can I contact Asta Funding?

Asta Funding's mailing address is 210 Sylvan Ave, Englewood Cliffs NJ, 07632. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 201-567-5648.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Asta Funding (NASDAQ ASFI)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  76 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  82 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  158
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Asta Funding and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ASFI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ASFI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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