NASDAQ:CPTA - Capitala Finance Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$8.00 -0.12 (-1.48 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$8.12
Today's Range$7.96 - $8.1431
52-Week Range$6.46 - $9.05
Volume67,639 shs
Average Volume79,285 shs
Market Capitalization$128.58 million
P/E Ratio8.00
Dividend Yield12.32%
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 fund targets companies in the business services, commercial and professional services, manufacturing, consumer and retail, energy, and health-care industries. It typically considers investments in the United States. The fund invests $5 million and $50 million per transaction in companies with greater than $4.5 million of TTM EBITDA. It may also invest in senior secured positions in "stretch" senior secured loans. The fund makes minority equity co-investments, alongside management or financial sponsors.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investors, not elsewhere classified
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CPTA



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$47.29 million
Cash Flow$1.3986 per share
Book Value$11.89 per share


Net Income$-13,420,000.00


Market Cap$128.58 million
Next Earnings Date5/6/2019 (Estimated)

Capitala Finance (NASDAQ:CPTA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Capitala Finance's stock symbol?

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

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

Capitala Finance announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, January 3rd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.0833 per share on Wednesday, February 27th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 12.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 19th. View Capitala Finance's Dividend History.

How were Capitala Finance's earnings last quarter?

Capitala Finance Corp (NASDAQ:CPTA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, March, 4th. The investment management company reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.02. The investment management company earned $11.31 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $11.43 million. Capitala Finance had a negative net margin of 33.89% and a positive return on equity of 7.70%. View Capitala Finance's Earnings History.

When is Capitala Finance's next earnings date?

Capitala Finance is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Capitala Finance.

What price target have analysts set for CPTA?

2 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Capitala Finance's shares. Their predictions range from $9.00 to $9.00. On average, they anticipate Capitala Finance's share price to reach $9.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Capitala Finance.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Capitala Finance?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Capitala Finance in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Capitala Finance.

Has Capitala Finance been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about CPTA stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Capitala Finance earned a daily sentiment score of 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the investment management company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Capitala Finance's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Capitala Finance own?

Who are Capitala Finance's key executives?

Capitala Finance's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Joseph B. Alala III, J.D., Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 49)
  • General Stephen A. Arnall CPA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. John F. McGlinn II, CPA, Sec., Treasurer & COO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Richard G. Wheelahan III, J.D., Gen. Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer (Age 38)
  • Mr. Peter Sherman, Chief Risk Officer

Who are Capitala Finance's major shareholders?

Capitala Finance's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Advisors Asset Management Inc. (1.29%), Regent Investment Management LLC (0.48%), Two Sigma Advisers LP (0.44%), Stephens Inc. AR (0.37%), Laurel Wealth Advisors LLC (0.18%) and Armor Investment Advisors LLC (0.16%). Company insiders that own Capitala Finance stock include John F Mcglinn, Joseph B Alala III, Larry W Carroll, Markham Hunt Broyhill and Stephen A Arnall. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Capitala Finance.

Which major investors are selling Capitala Finance stock?

CPTA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Investments LP, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Susquehanna Fundamental Investments LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Armor Investment Advisors LLC and Stephens Inc. AR. View Insider Buying and Selling for Capitala Finance.

Which major investors are buying Capitala Finance stock?

CPTA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Laurel Wealth Advisors LLC, Regent Investment Management LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC and PNC Financial Services Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Capitala Finance stock in the last two years include John F Mcglinn, Joseph B Alala III, Larry W Carroll, Markham Hunt Broyhill and Stephen A Arnall. View Insider Buying and Selling for Capitala Finance.

How do I buy shares of Capitala Finance?

Shares of CPTA 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 Capitala Finance's stock price today?

One share of CPTA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.00.

How big of a company is Capitala Finance?

Capitala Finance has a market capitalization of $128.58 million and generates $47.29 million in revenue each year. The investment management company earns $-13,420,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.00 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Capitala Finance's official website?

The official website for Capitala Finance is

How can I contact Capitala Finance?

Capitala Finance's mailing address is 4201 CONGRESS STREET SUITE 360, CHARLOTTE NC, 28209. The investment management company can be reached via phone at 704-376-5502.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Capitala Finance (NASDAQ CPTA)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  249 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  247 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  496
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Capitala Finance and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CPTA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CPTA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by Staff

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