BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) shares fell to a low of $4.19 before closing at $4.24. Intraday shares traded counted 0.42 million, which was 0.71% higher than its 30-day average trading volume of 422.77K. BKCC’s previous close was $4.18 while the outstanding shares total 74.15M. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 68.91, with weekly volatility at 1.71% and ATR at 0.09. The BKCC stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $2.24 and a $4.22 high. The stock traded higher over the last trading session, gaining 1.44% on 06/03/21.
Investors have identified the Asset Management company BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around $314.40 million, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.
Potential earnings growth for BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (BKCC)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the 08/04/2021 quarter of the year, BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation recorded a total of 10.27 million in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with -82.02% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the 08/04/2021 quarter reducing by -42.23%.
What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 6.08 million trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 4.19 million. This allows shareholders to hold on to 74.15M with the recently reported earning now reading 0.22 cents per share. This is a figure that compared to analyst’s prediction for their 08/04/2021 (0.06 cents a share).
Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 0.32 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on BKCC sounds very interesting.
Is the stock of BKCC attractive?
In related news, Director, Usifer Maureen K sold 13,753 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on Dec 11. The sale was performed at an average price of 2.76, for a total value of 37,958. As the sale deal closes, the Director, Usifer Maureen K now sold 15,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 41,250. Also, President, Singhal Nik bought 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on Dec 09. The shares were price at an average price of 2.80 per share, with a total market value of 28,000. Following this completion of acquisition, the Director, Usifer Maureen K now holds 6,831 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 19,810. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 1.38%.
1 out of 2 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 0 have maintained a Hold recommendation on BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation. 1 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the BKCC stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $4.00.