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

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$8.70 +0.01 (+0.12 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$8.70
Today's Range$8.6278 - $8.70
52-Week Range$6.88 - $10.00
Volume26,833 shs
Average Volume79,715 shs
Market Capitalization$139.53 million
P/E Ratio8.88
Dividend Yield11.60%
Capitala Finance logoCapitala 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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Investors, not elsewhere classified


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.33
Current Ratio4.64
Quick Ratio4.64


Trailing P/E Ratio8.88
Forward P/E Ratio8.29
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$51.09 million
Price / Sales2.72
Cash Flow$0.5773 per share
Price / Cash15.07
Book Value$13.92 per share
Price / Book0.63


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.98
Net Income$-6,980,000.00
Net Margins-2.68%
Return on Equity7.81%
Return on Assets3.26%


Outstanding Shares16,000,000
Market Cap$139.53 million

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 declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, July 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.0833 per share on Thursday, August 30th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 22nd. View Capitala Finance's Dividend History.

How were Capitala Finance's earnings last quarter?

Capitala Finance Corp (NASDAQ:CPTA) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 6th. The investment management company reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.05. The investment management company had revenue of $11.88 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $12.41 million. Capitala Finance had a negative net margin of 2.68% and a positive return on equity of 7.81%. 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, November, 5th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Capitala Finance.

What price target have analysts set for CPTA?

3 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Capitala Finance's stock. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $14.00. On average, they anticipate Capitala Finance's stock price to reach $11.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 32.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Capitala Finance.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Capitala Finance?

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

Who are some of Capitala Finance's key competitors?

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 48)
  • General Stephen A. Arnall CPA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. John F. McGlinn II, CPA, Sec., Treasurer & COO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Richard G. Wheelahan III, J.D., Gen. Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer (Age 37)
  • Mr. Peter Sherman, Chief Risk Officer

Has Capitala Finance been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about CPTA stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Capitala Finance earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 44.63 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Capitala Finance.

Who are Capitala Finance's major shareholders?

Capitala Finance's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Advisors Asset Management Inc. (16.30%), BB&T Securities LLC (0.77%), Stephens Inc. AR (0.45%), Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.14%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (0.12%). 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 BB&T Securities LLC. 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 Advisors Asset Management Inc., Stephens Inc. AR, Eqis Capital Management Inc. and Macquarie Group Ltd.. 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 $8.70.

How big of a company is Capitala Finance?

Capitala Finance has a market capitalization of $139.53 million and generates $51.09 million in revenue each year. The investment management company earns $-6,980,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.98 on an earnings per share basis.

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:  226 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  218 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  444
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This page was last updated on 8/18/2018 by Staff

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