NASDAQ:GARS - Garrison Capital Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$8.16 -0.03 (-0.37 %)
(As of 06/24/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$8.16
Today's Range$8.16 - $8.2676
52-Week Range$7.77 - $8.95
Volume28,281 shs
Average Volume57,656 shs
Market Capitalization$131.44 million
P/E Ratio7.63
Dividend Yield13.68%
Beta0.2
Garrison Capital logoGarrison Capital Inc. is a managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Company's investment objective is to generate current income and capital appreciation by making investments primarily in debt securities and loans of the United States-based middle-market companies, which it defines as those having annual earnings before interest, taxes and depreciation, or EBITDA, of certain amount. It invests or provides direct lending in first lien senior secured loans, second lien senior secured loans, one-stop senior secured loans or unitranche loans, subordinated or mezzanine loans, unsecured consumer loans and to a lesser extent, selected equity co-investments in middle-market companies. The Company intends to generate risk-adjusted net returns by assembling a portfolio of investments. The Company's investment advisor is Garrison Capital Advisers LLC.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investors, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
SymbolNASDAQ:GARS
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-372-9590

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.27
Current Ratio7.95
Quick Ratio7.95

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio7.63
Forward P/E Ratio7.56
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$36.62 million
Price / Sales3.58
Cash Flow$1.0149 per share
Price / Cash8.04
Book Value$11.69 per share
Price / Book0.70

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.07
Net Income$6.22 million
Net Margins32.34%
Return on Equity9.58%
Return on Assets4.38%

Miscellaneous

Employees71
Outstanding Shares16,050,000

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Garrison Capital (NASDAQ:GARS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Garrison Capital's stock symbol?

Garrison Capital trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "GARS."

How often does Garrison Capital pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Garrison Capital?

Garrison Capital declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, May 14th. Investors of record on Friday, June 8th will be given a dividend of $0.28 per share on Friday, June 22nd. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 13.73%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 7th. View Garrison Capital's Dividend History.

How were Garrison Capital's earnings last quarter?

Garrison Capital Inc (NASDAQ:GARS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 8th. The investment management company reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.02. The investment management company earned $10.22 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.91 million. Garrison Capital had a return on equity of 9.58% and a net margin of 32.34%. View Garrison Capital's Earnings History.

When is Garrison Capital's next earnings date?

Garrison Capital is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Garrison Capital.

What price target have analysts set for GARS?

2 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Garrison Capital's shares. Their predictions range from $10.00 to $11.00. On average, they anticipate Garrison Capital's share price to reach $10.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Garrison Capital.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Garrison Capital stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Garrison Capital stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Garrison Capital Inc. is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Company's investment objective is to generate current income and capital appreciation by making investments primarily in debt securities and loans of the United States-based middle-market companies, which it defines as those having annual earnings before interest, taxes and depreciation, or EBITDA of certain amount. It invests or provides direct lending in first lien senior secured loans, second lien senior secured loans, one-stop senior secured loans or unitranche loans, subordinated or mezzanine loans, unsecured consumer loans and to a lesser extent, selected equity co-investments in middle-market companies. The Company intends to generate risk-adjusted net returns by assembling a portfolio of investments. The Company's investments include debt investments, preferred and minority equity investments (equity) of diversified companies and a portfolio of unsecured small balance consumer loans. " (5/15/2018)
  • 2. National Securities analysts commented, "• For 1Q18, GARS earned NII/share of $0.31, a penny shy of our estimate but two cents above consensus. Fee income was bolstered by the prepayment of oil & gas investments. We think a resumption of the incentive fee being earned in 3Q18 will induce a dividend cut to $0.24/share from $0.28/share currently, although the earnings outlook through 2019 is positive.
    • In late March, Garrison’s Board approved the increased leverage available to BDCs. With regulatory D/E finishing 3/31/18 at 0.96x, this will certainly be very beneficial to GARS. The company will also seek shareholder approval sooner to expedite when the increased leverage is available, although we do not model the increased leverage being available until March 2019 to be conservative. The benefit of receiving the approval earlier, aside from breathing room, would be to upsize the CLO concomitant with refinancing it after the non-call period ends in September.
    • On the earnings call, management noted that they will reduce the management fees as the increased leverage permits more balance sheet growth. While a hard number was not provided on the call, we applaud management for ensuring that the benefits from the increased leverage flow to shareholders. We expect the base fee to be cut by 25 bps in 1Q19.
    • Garrison has the benefit of having spent the past couple of years focused on UMM, sponsor-backed investments. Not only does this portend to a more stable NAV going forward, but we also think this fits well into the increased leverage available. Garrison will not be changing what it is generally already putting on its balance sheet with the leverage increase like some its peers and we thus expect that the transition into higher leverage next year will be relatively seamless.
    • Non-accruals at cost increased to $9.2 million of 2.3% of the portfolio from $5.0 million or 1.3% of the portfolio Q/Q. Previous non-accrual Rooster Energy was restructured and ProFusion industries was added to non-accrual status.
    • We are revising our 2018 NII/share estimate to $1.14 from $1.11 and our 2019 adjusted NII/share estimate to $1.21 from $1.03. " (5/14/2018)
  • 3. Maxim Group analysts commented, "GARS reported 4Q17 EPS of $0.23 (including $0.03 of non-recurring expenses) versus its dividend of $0.28, so NAV was stable (down 0.4%, to $11.69). We are maintaining our 2018 dividend estimate of $1.12, covered by earnings. As GARS has now resolved most of its legacy problem loans, we are now valuing it closer to peers that have not encountered difficulties. Our price target of $11 equates to 0.94x NAV, a modest discount to the 1.0x NAV level at which we believe well-performing BDCs should trade in the current environment." (3/9/2018)

Who are some of Garrison Capital's key competitors?

Who are Garrison Capital's key executives?

Garrison Capital's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Joseph B. Tansey, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer (Age 42)
  • Brian S Chase, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, interim Chief Compliance Officer, interim Secretary and Director (Age 39)
  • Cecil E. Martin Jr., Independent Director (Age 75)
  • Joseph L. Morea, Independent Director (Age 62)
  • Matthew J. Westwood CPA, Independent Director (Age 44)

Has Garrison Capital been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about GARS stock have trended somewhat negative recently, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Garrison Capital earned a daily sentiment score of -0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 46.38 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Garrison Capital's major shareholders?

Garrison Capital's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Caxton Corp (6.95%), UBS Group AG (1.94%), BlackRock Inc. (0.55%), Millennium Management LLC (0.19%) and Blair William & Co. IL (0.18%). Company insiders that own Garrison Capital stock include Brian S Chase, Cecil E Martin Jr, Joseph Bertrand Tansey and Joseph Morea. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Garrison Capital.

Which institutional investors are selling Garrison Capital stock?

GARS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG and BlackRock Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Garrison Capital.

Which institutional investors are buying Garrison Capital stock?

GARS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Caxton Corp, Blair William & Co. IL and Millennium Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Garrison Capital stock in the last two years include Brian S Chase, Cecil E Martin Jr, Joseph Bertrand Tansey and Joseph Morea. View Insider Buying and Selling for Garrison Capital.

How do I buy shares of Garrison Capital?

Shares of GARS 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 Garrison Capital's stock price today?

One share of GARS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.16.

How big of a company is Garrison Capital?

Garrison Capital has a market capitalization of $131.44 million and generates $36.62 million in revenue each year. The investment management company earns $6.22 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.07 on an earnings per share basis. Garrison Capital employs 71 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Garrison Capital?

Garrison Capital's mailing address is 1290 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS SUITE 914, NEW YORK NY, 10104. The investment management company can be reached via phone at 212-372-9590.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Garrison Capital (GARS)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  194 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  207 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  401
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Garrison Capital and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GARS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GARS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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