As of May, 14 Analysts See $0.24 EPS for Capitala Finance Corp. (CPTA)

April 17, 2018 - By Michele Cranor

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During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment increased to 1.43. That’s change of 0.48, from 2017Q3’s 0.95. 6 investors sold all, 8 reduced holdings as Capitala Finance Corp. ratio improved. 11 grew positions while 9 funds acquired positions. Funds hold 2.22 million shares thus 12.04% less from 2017Q3’s 2.53 million shares.
Balyasny Asset Management Ltd Co has invested 0% of its capital in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). The Pennsylvania-based Susquehanna Intl Group Llp has invested 0% in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Jpmorgan Chase And has 0% invested in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Comml Bank Of America De reported 21,869 shs. Hudock Group Incorporated Ltd Liability Corp invested in 0% or 750 shs. Blackrock stated it has 0% of its capital in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Ares has invested 0.05% of its capital in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Moreover, Oppenheimer Company has 0.01% invested in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Kemper invested in 0.73% or 228,737 shs. Deutsche Savings Bank Ag holds 0% of its capital in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) for 1,900 shs. Geode Limited Liability invested in 0% or 16,765 shs. Advisory Service Ntwk Ltd Liability, a Georgia-based fund reported 15 shs. Bridgeway Cap invested in 155,380 shs. 21,388 were accumulated by Morgan Stanley. 500 were reported by Us Bankshares De.

Capitala Finance Corp. registered $42,642 net activity with 2 insider purchases and 0 selling transactions since March 22, 2018.

Investors wait Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA)’s quarterly earnings on May, 14., Zacks reports. Last year’s EPS was $0.39, while now analysts expect change of 38.46 % down from current $0.24 EPS. In case of $0.24 EPS CPTA’s profit could be $3.83M. -7.69 % negative EPS growth is what analysts predict. $0.26 EPS was revealed for last [previous quarter]. The stock increased 0.06% or $0.005 during the last trading session, reaching $7.975.Capitala Finance Corp. has volume of 16,192 shares. Since April 17, 2017 CPTA has declined 46.31% and is downtrending. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 57.86%.

Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) Ratings Coverage

In total 2 analysts cover Capitala Finance (NASDAQ:CPTA). “Buy” rating has 0, “Sell” are 0, while 2 are “Hold”. 0 are bullish. 3 are the (NASDAQ:CPTA)’s analyst reports since October 22, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Sunday, October 22 Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) with “Hold” rating. On Friday, November 3 the rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The stock rating was downgraded by Jefferies to “Hold” on Thursday, November 16.

Capitala Finance Corp. is a Business Development Company specializing in traditional mezzanine, senior subordinated and unitranche debt, first-lien and second-lien loans, equity investments in sponsored and non-sponsored lower and traditional middle market companies.The company has $127.27 million market cap. The fund targets companies in the business services, commercial and professional services, manufacturing, consumer and retail, energy, and health-care industries.The P/E ratio is 74.53. It typically considers investments in the United States.

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