American Capital Company Profile (NASDAQ:ACAS)

About American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS)

American Capital logoAcas LLC., formerly American Capital, Ltd. (American Capital) is a global asset manager and private equity firm. American Capital, both directly and through its asset management business, originates, underwrites and manages investments in middle market private equity, leveraged finance, real estate, energy and structured products. It primarily invests in senior and mezzanine debt and equity in buyouts of private companies sponsored by the Company (American Capital One Stop Buyouts) or sponsored by other private equity funds and provide capital directly to early-stage and mature private and small public companies (Sponsor Finance and Other Investments). It also invests in first and second lien floating rate loans to the United States-based companies (Senior Floating Rate Loans or SFRL) and structured finance investments (Structured Products), including collateralized loan obligation (CLO) securities and commercial mortgages, and commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financials
  • Industry: Investment Management & Fund Operators - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Asset Management & Custody Banks
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:ACAS
  • CUSIP: 02503Y10
  • Web: www.americancapital.com/
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $17.46
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $16.83
  • 52 Week Range: $12.14 - $18.05
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 34.60
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 150.00%
  • Return on Equity: 12.58%
  • Return on Assets: 11.27%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 3.13 million shs.
  • Beta: 1
 
Frequently Asked Questions for American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS)

What is American Capital's stock symbol?

American Capital trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ACAS."

How were American Capital's earnings last quarter?

American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 3rd. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $94 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $107.71 million. American Capital had a return on equity of 12.58% and a net margin of 150.00%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 33.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.20 EPS. View American Capital's Earnings History.

Where is American Capital's stock going? Where will American Capital's stock price be in 2017?

1 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for American Capital's stock. Their forecasts range from $17.50 to $17.50. On average, they expect American Capital's share price to reach $17.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for American Capital.

Who are some of American Capital's key competitors?

How do I buy American Capital stock?

Shares of American Capital can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is American Capital's stock price today?

One share of American Capital stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.99.


MarketBeat Community Rating for American Capital (NASDAQ ACAS)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  82 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  79 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  161
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about American Capital and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $17.50 (2.72% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/4/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$17.50N/AView Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
5/17/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
2/17/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingBuy$18.00N/AView Rating Details
12/8/2015Compass PointLower Price TargetBuy$19.00 -> $18.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS)
Earnings by Quarter for American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS)
Earnings History by Quarter for American Capital (NASDAQ ACAS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/3/2016Q3 2016$0.16$0.15$107.71 million$94.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2016Q1$0.28$0.40$131.08 million$162.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2016Q4$0.24$0.24$166.10 million$173.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.27$0.28$171.43 million$176.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.23$0.24$158.70 million$168.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.20$0.18$143.35 million$154.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.16$0.24$111.10 million$129.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214$0.20$0.09$106.88 million$100.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114$0.22$0.06$123.40 million$84.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/10/2014Q413$0.25$0.14$136.14 million$118.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.23$0.08$134.63 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q2 2013$0.23$0.16$133.74 million$130.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.28$0.14$146.23 million$133.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2013Q4 2012$0.26$0.26$147.77 million$180.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2012Q312$0.23$0.22$141.65 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.19$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.19$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2012$0.20$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.19$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.20$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$0.18$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2011$0.17$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.18 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.52 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 9.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 65.74%
Insider Trades by Quarter for American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/29/2016Alvin N. PuryearDirectorSell38,412$17.73$681,044.76View SEC Filing  
11/28/2016Mark Wayne LindseySVPSell2,723$17.31$47,135.13View SEC Filing  
7/28/2016Mark Wayne LindseySVPSell628$16.43$10,318.04View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016Brian GraffInsiderSell1,350$16.01$21,613.50View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016Thomas MchaleEVPSell9,631$15.92$153,325.52View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016Gordon ObrienInsiderSell1,264$15.73$19,882.72View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016John R EricksonCFOSell1,314$15.73$20,669.22View SEC Filing  
4/12/2016Brian GraffInsiderSell1,350$15.59$21,046.50View SEC Filing  
4/12/2016John R EricksonCFOSell55,043$15.54$855,368.22View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016Gordon ObrienInsiderSell59,128$14.26$843,165.28View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016John R EricksonCFOSell6,406$13.90$89,043.40View SEC Filing  
1/19/2016Brian GraffInsiderSell1,357$13.62$18,482.34View SEC Filing  
1/12/2016Gordon ObrienInsiderSell23,409$14.15$331,237.35View SEC Filing  
12/16/2015Brian GraffInsiderSell1,543$14.04$21,663.72View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015Richards DavidDirectorBuy3,300$13.88$45,804.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2015Philip R HarperDirectorSell70,000$15.31$1,071,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/30/2015Brian GraffInsiderSell1,351$15.61$21,089.11View SEC Filing  
11/27/2015Richards DavidDirectorBuy10,000$15.50$155,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell1,013$14.25$14,435.25View SEC Filing  
10/13/2015Brian GraffInsiderSell1,350$12.52$16,902.00View SEC Filing  
10/13/2015Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell2,187$12.52$27,381.24View SEC Filing  
9/11/2015Brian GraffinsiderSell8,957$13.64$122,173.48View SEC Filing  
9/11/2015Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell1,013$13.51$13,685.63View SEC Filing  
9/1/2015Brian GraffInsiderSell1,543$13.64$21,046.52View SEC Filing  
8/27/2015Kenneth D. Peterson, Jr.DirectorSell37,750$13.70$517,175.00View SEC Filing  
7/13/2015Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell1,013$13.64$13,817.32View SEC Filing  
6/29/2015Brian GraffInsiderSell5,221$13.60$71,005.60View SEC Filing  
5/12/2015Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell1,377$13.91$19,154.07View SEC Filing  
4/28/2015Brian GraffInsiderSell1,242$15.10$18,754.20View SEC Filing  
4/28/2015John R EricksonCFOSell1,314$15.10$19,841.40View SEC Filing  
4/20/2015Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell200,000$15.25$3,050,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/13/2015John R EricksonCFOSell19,520$14.96$292,019.20View SEC Filing  
4/13/2015Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell8,515$15.02$127,895.30View SEC Filing  
3/13/2015Mary C BaskinDirectorSell13,750$14.68$201,850.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Philip R HarperDirectorSell39,391$14.65$577,078.15View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell207,351$14.72$3,052,206.72View SEC Filing  
3/10/2015Kenneth D Peterson JrDirectorSell20,600$14.80$304,880.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2015Kristen L ManosDirectorBuy5,000$14.85$74,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Brian GraffInsiderSell1,351$14.57$19,684.07View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Brian GraffInsiderSell1,085$14.62$15,862.70View SEC Filing  
1/28/2015Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell239$14.52$3,470.28View SEC Filing  
1/26/2015John R EricksonCFOSell14,415$14.41$207,720.15View SEC Filing  
1/23/2015John R EricksonCFOSell51,944$14.42$749,032.48View SEC Filing  
1/22/2015John R EricksonCFOSell46,882$14.37$673,694.34View SEC Filing  
1/20/2015John R EricksonCFOSell42,654$14.25$607,819.50View SEC Filing  
1/16/2015Brian GraffInsiderSell71$14.10$1,001.10View SEC Filing  
1/15/2015John R EricksonCFOSell67,137$14.14$949,317.18View SEC Filing  
1/13/2015John R EricksonCFOSell48,944$14.67$718,008.48View SEC Filing  
1/13/2015Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell2,237$14.77$33,040.49View SEC Filing  
1/12/2015John R EricksonCFOSell23,229$14.71$341,698.59View SEC Filing  
1/8/2015John R EricksonCFOSell83,280$14.84$1,235,875.20View SEC Filing  
1/6/2015John R EricksonCFOSell63,755$14.40$918,072.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2014Brian GraffSVPSell1,543$14.05$21,679.15View SEC Filing  
12/11/2014Brian GraffSVPSell3,575$14.62$52,266.50View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Gordon ObrienInsiderSell201,086$15.65$3,146,995.90View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014John R EricksonCFOSell8,228$15.37$126,464.36View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell7,975$15.36$122,496.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Gordon ObrienInsiderSell50,000$15.55$777,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell1,013$15.55$15,752.15View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014Gordon ObrienInsiderSell44,424$15.60$693,014.40View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Gordon ObrienInsiderSell80,000$15.82$1,265,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Brian GraffSVPSell7,373$16.10$118,705.30View SEC Filing  
10/13/2014Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell2,187$13.82$30,224.34View SEC Filing  
9/29/2014Brian GraffSVPSell5,221$14.30$74,660.30View SEC Filing  
9/11/2014Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell1,013$15.24$15,438.12View SEC Filing  
9/4/2014Gordon ObrienInsiderSell30,491$15.43$470,476.13View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014Brian GraffSVPSell3,133$15.51$48,592.83View SEC Filing  
7/29/2014Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell2,807$15.62$43,845.34View SEC Filing  
7/11/2014Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell3,200$15.52$49,664.00View SEC Filing  
7/10/2014Brian GraffSVPSell10,933$15.47$169,133.51View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Gordon ObrienInsiderSell62,696$14.91$934,797.36View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014Darin WinnSVPSell1,010$14.67$14,816.70View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014Gordon ObrienInsiderSell1,348$14.67$19,775.16View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014John R EricksonCFOSell1,593$14.67$23,369.31View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell1,337$15.41$20,603.17View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Brian GraffSVPSell1,351$14.58$19,697.58View SEC Filing  
4/11/2014Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell8,515$14.91$126,958.65View SEC Filing  
3/11/2014Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell1,013$15.45$15,650.85View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Mary BaskinDirectorSell10,000$15.44$154,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Philip HarperDirectorSell120,000$15.51$1,861,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Philip HarperDirectorSell60,000$15.25$915,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014Darin WinnSVPSell164,042$16.11$2,642,716.62View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014Gordon ObrienInsiderSell81,949$16.07$1,316,920.43View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Philip HarperDirectorSell120,000$15.63$1,875,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Brian GraffSVPSell3,133$15.05$47,151.65View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Brian GraffSVPSell7,262$14.55$105,662.10View SEC Filing  
1/13/2014Brian GraffSVPSell2,661$15.94$42,416.34View SEC Filing  
1/13/2014Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell2,237$15.94$35,657.78View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013Brian GraffSVPSell3,133$14.65$45,898.45View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013Brian GraffSVPSell101,943$15.13$1,542,397.59View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013Neil HahlDirectorSell6,000$15.28$91,680.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013Gordon ObrienInsiderSell100,000$15.11$1,511,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013Brian GraffSVPSell12,526$14.00$175,364.00View SEC Filing  
10/11/2013Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell2,187$13.56$29,655.72View SEC Filing  
9/13/2013Gordon ObrienInsiderSell73,786$13.29$980,615.94View SEC Filing  
9/13/2013Mary BaskinDirectorSell20,000$13.14$262,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2013Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell1,013$13.34$13,513.42View SEC Filing  
9/4/2013Susan NestegardDirectorBuy15,000$12.68$190,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2013Brian GraffSVPSell1,543$12.60$19,441.80View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell2,807$13.22$37,108.54View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013Brian GraffSVPSell5,221$13.34$69,648.14View SEC Filing  
7/11/2013Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell3,200$13.00$41,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2013Brian GraffSVPSell5,382$13.29$71,526.78View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Stan LundineDirectorSell88,750$13.15$1,167,062.50View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell1,337$14.00$18,718.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Ira WagnerInsiderSell156,068$14.34$2,238,015.12View SEC Filing  
4/11/2013Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell2,187$14.61$31,952.07View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012Gordon ObrienInsiderSell6,210$11.49$71,352.90View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012John R EricksonCFOSell7,301$11.49$83,888.49View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012Roland ClineSVPSell1,742$11.49$20,015.58View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012Samuel Allan FlaxEVPSell7,127$11.49$81,889.23View SEC Filing  
9/6/2012Gordon ObrienInsiderSell30,285$11.25$340,706.25View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS)
Latest Headlines for American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing American Capital (ACAS) and Northern Trust (NTRS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 8 at 10:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Review: American Capital (ACAS) vs. Northern Trust (NTRS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 6 at 10:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical News Coverage Very Likely to Impact American Capital (ACAS) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 7:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAmerican Capital (ACAS) Receiving Critical Press Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 10:59 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAmerican Capital (ACAS) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.17
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 2:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable Press Coverage Very Likely to Affect American Capital (ACAS) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 8:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Critical News Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect American Capital (ACAS) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 9:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAmerican Capital (ACAS) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.44
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 8:44 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Northlane Capital Backs PAR Excellence Systems
www.wsj.com - January 30 at 3:27 PM
fool.com logoBDCs in 2016: Buyouts, Dividend Cuts, and Shareholder Disappointment
www.fool.com - January 13 at 3:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTransom Capital Group Acquires American Driveline Systems (ADS), Parent Company of AAMCO and Cottman Transmission & Total Auto Care Franchisors
finance.yahoo.com - January 5 at 3:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAres Capital Completes Acquisition of American Capital
finance.yahoo.com - January 4 at 3:18 PM
businesswire.com logoAres Capital Corporation Completes Acquisition of American Capital, Ltd. - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - January 3 at 8:25 PM
businesswire.com logoMarble Point Announces Acquisition of ACAS CLO Management Platform - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - January 3 at 3:24 PM
prnewswire.com logoAmerican Capital Senior Floating Announces Appointment of Ivy Hill ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - December 20 at 8:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmerican Capital's Shareholders Approve Merger with Ares
finance.yahoo.com - December 16 at 8:24 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoAMERICAN CAPITAL, LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Other Events, Financia
biz.yahoo.com - December 16 at 8:24 PM
businesswire.com logoAres Capital Corporation Receives Shareholder Approvals for Merger with American Capital, Ltd. - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - December 15 at 8:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAres Capital Corporation Receives Shareholder Approvals for Merger with American Capital, Ltd.
finance.yahoo.com - December 15 at 8:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmerican Capital Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Merger With Ares Capital
finance.yahoo.com - December 15 at 8:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:17 pm American Capital announces shareholder approval of the previously announced merger with Ares Capital (ARCC); transaction to close as soon as the first week of Jan 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 15 at 8:22 PM

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