Capitala Finance Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:CPTA)

About Capitala Finance Corp.

Capitala Finance Corp. logoCapitala Finance Corp. is an externally managed non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Company's investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. Both directly and through its subsidiaries that are licensed by the United States Small Business Administration (SBA), the Company offers financing to business owners, management teams and financial sponsors for change of ownership transactions, recapitalizations, strategic acquisitions, business expansion and other growth initiatives. It invests in mezzanine, senior subordinated and unitranche debt, as well as senior and second-lien loans and, to a lesser extent, equity securities issued by lower middle-market and middle-market companies. It invests in various sectors, which include oil and gas services, consumer electronics, transportation, financial services and business services. It is managed by Capitala Investment Advisors, LLC.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Closed-End Fund - Equity
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: CPTA
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $14.48
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $13.99
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $13.61
  • 52-Week Range: $10.25 - $15.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.05
  • P/E Growth: 0.56
  • Market Cap: $N/A
  • Beta: 1.08
  • Net Margins: -11.51%
  • Return on Equity: 11.51%
  • Return on Assets: 4.86%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.67%
  • Current Ratio: 0.43%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.43%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.27)
Consensus Price Target: $15.31 (5.75% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/11/2016Barclays PLCSet Price TargetBuy$14.00View Rating Details
11/10/2016Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$16.00View Rating Details
11/10/2016Ladenburg Thalmann Financial ServicesDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
11/8/2016Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetBuy$17.00View Rating Details
9/23/2016FBR & CoSet Price TargetHold$15.00View Rating Details
9/23/2016WunderlichDowngradeBuy -> Hold$15.50 -> $14.50View Rating Details
9/23/2016JMP SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
8/12/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$14.75 -> $16.25View Rating Details
4/27/2016Janney Montgomery ScottReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/17/2016StephensLower Price TargetEqual Weight$17.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
3/11/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/11/2015MLV & Co.Lower Price TargetBuy$20.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/8/2016Q316$0.46$0.47$12.14 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q116$0.47$0.47$17.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/8/2016Q415$0.46$0.47$17.89 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/10/2015Q315$0.41$0.48$17.01 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215$0.41$0.33$15.58 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2015Q115$0.43$0.37$14.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/4/2015Q414$0.40$0.39$13.60 million$13.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/12/2014$0.41$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/12/2014Q214$0.43$0.43$12.51 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/12/2014Q114$0.46$0.44$11.46 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/12/2014Q413$0.40$0.47$10.07 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2013Q213$0.41$0.42$10.04 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.80 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.60 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.46$0.47$0.47
Q2 20162$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q3 20163$0.40$0.47$0.44
Q4 20164$0.36$0.47$0.40
Q1 20173$0.34$0.39$0.37
Q2 20173$0.38$0.41$0.40
Q3 20173$0.40$0.42$0.41
Q4 20173$0.40$0.44$0.42
Q1 20181$0.44$0.44$0.44
Q2 20181$0.44$0.44$0.44
Q3 20181$0.45$0.45$0.45
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA)
Annual Dividend:$1.56
Dividend Yield:10.77%
Payout Ratio:-305.88% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
86.67% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
97.50% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
10/3/2014oct 14$0.1610.29%10/20/201410/22/201410/30/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 8.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 25.78%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/15/2016Larry W CarrollDirectorBuy7,000$12.01$84,070.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2016Markham Hunt BroyhillDirectorBuy10,000$11.55$115,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016John F McglinnCOOBuy2,190$11.40$24,966.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2015Joseph B Alala IIIInsiderBuy84,950$11.60$985,420.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2015Larry W CarrollDirectorBuy3,000$12.90$38,700.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2015Joseph B Alala IIICEOBuy7,420$13.35$99,057.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2015John F McglinnCOOBuy2,150$13.94$29,971.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2015Larry W CarrollDirectorBuy5,000$13.50$67,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Joseph B Alala IIIInsiderBuy7,500$13.25$99,375.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Markham Hunt BroyhillDirectorBuy10,000$13.99$139,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015Larry W CarrollDirectorBuy5,000$14.50$72,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015Joseph B Alala IIIInsiderBuy6,600$14.93$98,538.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2015Larry W CarrollDirectorBuy5,000$16.44$82,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2015Larry W CarrollDirectorBuy3,950$17.00$67,150.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Larry W CarrollDirectorBuy1,050$17.00$17,850.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015Joseph B Alala IIIInsiderBuy11,600$17.13$198,708.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015John F McglinnCOOBuy1,170$17.10$20,007.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015John F McglinnCOOBuy2,000$17.49$34,980.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2015Joseph B Alala IIICEOBuy7,409$18.76$138,992.84View SEC Filing  
3/20/2015H. Paul ChapmanDirectorBuy2,500$18.80$47,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2014Larry W CarrollDirectorBuy4,700$18.19$85,493.00View SEC Filing  
12/22/2014Joseph B Alala IIICEOBuy8,751$20.00$175,020.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2014John F McglinnCOOBuy1,900$18.45$35,055.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Markham Hunt BroyhillDirectorBuy1,000$18.74$18,740.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Joseph B Alala IIICEOBuy10,000$18.75$187,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Markham Hunt BroyhillDirectorBuy15,000$18.85$282,750.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2014Larry W CarrollDirectorBuy1,530$18.05$27,616.50View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014Joseph B Alala IIIInsiderBuy5,200$18.92$98,384.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014John F McglinnCOOBuy2,650$18.90$50,085.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2014H. Paul ChapmanDirectorBuy5,000$18.68$93,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2014Markham Hunt BroyhillDirectorBuy27,000$18.55$500,850.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Markham Hunt BroyhillDirectorBuy13,580$18.41$250,007.80View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014Markham Hunt BroyhillDirectorBuy1,098$18.19$19,972.62View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Joseph Alala IIIInsiderBuy55,118$18.04$994,328.72View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013Markham Hunt BroyhillDirectorBuy10,000$19.77$197,700.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013Markham Hunt BroyhillDirectorBuy5,000$19.78$98,900.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013Markham Hunt BroyhillDirectorBuy1,000$19.80$19,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2013Joseph Alala IIIInsiderBuy10,500$19.00$199,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2013Stephen ArnallCFOBuy2,600$19.13$49,738.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2013H. Paul ChapmanDirectorBuy2,500$19.20$48,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA)
DateHeadline logoCapitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) EPS Target At $0.45 - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:CPTA) - February 23 at 9:25 PM
News IconNumbers in Focus for Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) - BVN (NASDAQ:CPTA) - February 23 at 9:25 PM logo27 Of 54 Monthly Pay Dividend SML Dogs Show 'Safe' Margins As Of February 20 (President's Day) (NASDAQ:CPTA) - February 22 at 10:40 AM
News IconChecking on the Charts for Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) - BVN (NASDAQ:CPTA) - February 18 at 4:17 PM logoThe Case Of Monthly Pay Dividend Dog Incredible Shrinking Dividends (NASDAQ:CPTA) - February 13 at 5:07 PM logoCapitala Finance Corp. Schedules Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings ... - Business Wire (press release) (NASDAQ:CPTA) - February 9 at 9:56 PM logoCapitala Finance Corp. Schedules Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call (NASDAQ:CPTA) - February 9 at 4:52 PM
News IconStock Watch: FCF Score Check on Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) - The Tribune (NASDAQ:CPTA) - February 1 at 4:49 PM
News IconEarnings Parade Rolls On, What Are Analysts Saying About Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA)? - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:CPTA) - January 31 at 5:01 PM
News IconInvestor Watch on Shares of Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) - The Tribune (NASDAQ:CPTA) - January 31 at 3:24 AM logoBrokers Name 5 Safe MoPay Dogs Best For Gains In January (NASDAQ:CPTA) - January 29 at 9:36 PM
News IconChecking the Metrics on Shares of Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) - The Tribune (NASDAQ:CPTA) - January 27 at 5:56 PM logoHamilton Lane Advisors Llc Buys Twilio Inc, Barracuda Networks Inc, Capitala Finance Corp, Sells Zayo Group ... - (NASDAQ:CPTA) - January 26 at 5:37 PM
News IconEarnings in Full Force, Analysts Take Aim at Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:CPTA) - January 24 at 10:06 PM logoBrokers Name 9 'Safe' MoPay Dogs Best For Gains In 2017 (NASDAQ:CPTA) - January 14 at 9:34 PM logoCapitala Finance (CPTA) Exits Medical Depot Investment for $21M - (NASDAQ:CPTA) - January 7 at 2:56 AM logo4:33 pm Capitala Finance announces that it recently fully exited its debt and equity investments in Medical Depot; receives $21.0 million for its equity and senior subordinated debt investments (NASDAQ:CPTA) - January 5 at 10:15 PM logoCapitala Finance (CPTA) Exits Medical Depot Investment for $21M (NASDAQ:CPTA) - January 5 at 5:04 PM logoCapitala Group Announces $21.0 Million Exit of Medical Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPTA) - January 5 at 5:04 PM logoIs Capitala Finance (CPTA) a Great Stock for Value Investors? (NASDAQ:CPTA) - January 4 at 5:30 PM logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for January 3rd - - Nasdaq (NASDAQ:CPTA) - January 3 at 5:15 PM logoCapitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) Records An Impact Score Of 100 - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:CPTA) - December 30 at 4:53 PM logoCapitala Finance Is Top International MoPay Dog For Safe Gains At Year End (NASDAQ:CPTA) - December 28 at 12:07 PM logoCapitala Group Announces Investment in Xirgo Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPTA) - December 21 at 5:14 PM logoMixed Signals Sent Mid-December MoPay Dogs Running Up; Down; Sideways (NASDAQ:CPTA) - December 20 at 9:16 AM logoSafe Follower Favorite Dividend Dogs: 16 Of 30 For December (NASDAQ:CPTA) - December 18 at 4:31 PM logoNavios Maritime, Wheeler Real Estate Led Follower Favorite Dividend Dogs By Upside For December (NASDAQ:CPTA) - December 17 at 4:42 PM logoEx-Div Reminder For Capitala Finance (CPTA) (NASDAQ:CPTA) - December 15 at 4:52 PM logo25 Of 54 Monthly Pay Dividend Dogs Show Safe Margins As Of December 9 (NASDAQ:CPTA) - December 14 at 5:31 PM
News IconWhat The Charts Are Saying About Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) - The Business Journal (NASDAQ:CPTA) - December 12 at 9:49 PM logoReaching For Yield Part 3: BDC Risk Profiles (NASDAQ:CPTA) - December 8 at 4:20 PM logoCapitala Finance (CPTA) Made $23M Investment in Xirgo Technologies (NASDAQ:CPTA) - December 6 at 11:48 AM
News IconStock Watch: Focusing in on Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) - Marion Business Daily (NASDAQ:CPTA) - December 5 at 12:18 PM logoCapitala Finance (CPTA) Made $23M Investment in Xirgo Technologies - (NASDAQ:CPTA) - December 5 at 12:18 PM logoCapitala Group Announces Investment in BigMouth Inc. - Business Wire (press release) (NASDAQ:CPTA) - December 3 at 5:57 AM
News IconCapitala Group invests in BigMouth (NASDAQ:CPTA) - December 2 at 4:50 PM logoCapitala Group Announces Investment in BigMouth Inc. (NASDAQ:CPTA) - December 2 at 9:38 AM logoStock Price Target Of Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) At $15.428 - Stocks Daily (NASDAQ:CPTA) - November 30 at 4:32 PM logoConsensus Rating Of Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA): At 2.33 - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:CPTA) - November 24 at 11:07 AM
News IconVolatility Data Review for Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) - Wall Street Lion (NASDAQ:CPTA) - November 18 at 8:44 PM
News IconADX Watch on Shares of Capitala Finance Corp. (CPTA) - StockTalk Daily (NASDAQ:CPTA) - November 18 at 1:36 PM logoCapitala Finance : Group Announces Investment in Sur La Table, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPTA) - November 15 at 8:04 AM logoCapitala Group Announces Investment in Sur La Table, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPTA) - November 15 at 8:04 AM logoCapitala's (CPTA) CEO Joe Alala on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NASDAQ:CPTA) - November 9 at 9:02 PM logoEdited Transcript of CPTA earnings conference call or presentation 9-Nov-16 1:30pm GMT (NASDAQ:CPTA) - November 9 at 9:02 PM logoCapitala Finance Corp. Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:CPTA) - November 8 at 9:49 PM logoCapitala Finance reports 3Q loss (NASDAQ:CPTA) - November 8 at 9:49 PM
News IconCapitala Finance Corp. (CPTA) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - BBNS (NASDAQ:CPTA) - November 8 at 3:19 PM
News IconCapitala Finance Corp. (CPTA) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday - The Cerbat Gem (NASDAQ:CPTA) - November 8 at 3:19 PM logoQ3 2016 Capitala Finance Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:CPTA) - November 8 at 12:34 PM


What is Capitala Finance Corp.'s stock symbol?

Capitala Finance Corp. trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CPTA."

How often does Capitala Finance Corp. pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Capitala Finance Corp.?

Capitala Finance Corp. announced a monthly dividend on Wednesday, January 4th. Investors of record on Monday, February 20th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Monday, February 27th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 10.77%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 15th.

Where is Capitala Finance Corp.'s stock going? Where will Capitala Finance Corp.'s stock price be in 2017?

11 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Capitala Finance Corp.'s stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate Capitala Finance Corp.'s share price to reach $15.31 in the next twelve months.

When will Capitala Finance Corp. announce their earnings?

Capitala Finance Corp. is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March, 6th 2017.

Who owns Capitala Finance Corp. stock?

Capitala Finance Corp.'s stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Advisory Research Inc. (0.00%), Two Sigma Investments LP (0.00%), Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd (0.00%), GSA Capital Partners LLP (0.00%) and Armor Investment Advisors LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Capitala Finance Corp. stock include H Paul Chapman, John F Mcglinn, Joseph B Alala III, Larry W Carroll and Markham Hunt Broyhill.

Who sold Capitala Finance Corp. stock? Who is selling Capitala Finance Corp. stock?

Capitala Finance Corp.'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Investments LP.

Who bought Capitala Finance Corp. stock? Who is buying Capitala Finance Corp. stock?

Capitala Finance Corp.'s stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Advisory Research Inc., Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd, Armor Investment Advisors LLC and GSA Capital Partners LLP. Company insiders that have bought Capitala Finance Corp. stock in the last two years include H Paul Chapman, John F Mcglinn, Joseph B Alala III, Larry W Carroll and Markham Hunt Broyhill.

How do I buy Capitala Finance Corp. stock?

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

How much does a share of Capitala Finance Corp. stock cost?

One share of Capitala Finance Corp. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.48.

Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) Chart for Thursday, February, 23, 2017

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA)

Earnings History Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA)

Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by Staff