NASDAQ:GBDC - Golub Capital BDC Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$18.18 +0.10 (+0.55 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 09:11 AM ET)
Previous Close$18.08
Today's Range$17.9850 - $18.19
52-Week Range$16.21 - $19.89
Volume264,268 shs
Average Volume297,549 shs
Market Capitalization$1.09 billion
P/E Ratio14.09
Dividend Yield7.04%
Golub Capital BDC, Inc. is a business development company and operates as an externally managed closed-end non-diversified management investment company. It invests in debt and minority equity investments in middle-market companies that are, in most cases, sponsored by private equity investors. The company seeks to invest in the United States. It primarily invests in senior secured, one stop, unitranche, second lien, subordinated and mezzanine loans of middle-market companies, and warrants.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investors, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:GBDC



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$152.17 million
Cash Flow$1.1617 per share
Book Value$16.15 per share


Net Income$81.97 million


Market Cap$1.09 billion

Golub Capital BDC (NASDAQ:GBDC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Golub Capital BDC's stock symbol?

Golub Capital BDC trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "GBDC."

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

Golub Capital BDC announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 29th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.32 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.04%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 11th. View Golub Capital BDC's Dividend History.

How were Golub Capital BDC's earnings last quarter?

Golub Capital BDC Inc (NASDAQ:GBDC) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 28th. The investment management company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.32. The investment management company had revenue of $40.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $38.74 million. Golub Capital BDC had a net margin of 53.87% and a return on equity of 8.02%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 15.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.32 earnings per share. View Golub Capital BDC's Earnings History.

When is Golub Capital BDC's next earnings date?

Golub Capital BDC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Golub Capital BDC.

How can I listen to Golub Capital BDC's earnings call?

Golub Capital BDC will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 7th at 2:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8009094147.

What price target have analysts set for GBDC?

1 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Golub Capital BDC's shares. Their predictions range from $22.00 to $22.00. On average, they expect Golub Capital BDC's stock price to reach $22.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Golub Capital BDC.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Golub Capital BDC?

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

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Golub Capital BDC stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Golub Capital BDC stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Golub Capital BDC Inc. is a business development company that principally invests in senior secured, unitranche, mezzanine and second lien loans of middle-market companies that are, in most cases, sponsored by private equity investors. The Company's investment activities are managed by its investment adviser, GC Advisors LLC, an affiliate of Golub Capital. " (12/3/2018)
  • 2. National Securities analysts commented, " GBDC posted core NII/share of $0.32 for F4Q18, matching our estimate and the quarterly dividend. With taxable income being in excess of NII, GBDC also declared a $0.12/share special dividend for the 12/31/18 quarter on top of the $0.32/share regular dividend.
     The big news of the earnings release was that GBDC will seek to merge with its nontraded BDC Golub Capital Investment Corporation (GCIC). The proposed merger terms would give GCIC shareholders 0.865 shares of GBDC for each share of GCIC. The transaction is expected to close in calendar 1H19 and would make GBDC the fourth largest public BDC.
     Looking at each company’s NAV/share at 9/30/18, accretion to GBDC would be about 3.6%. However, we model the accretion for the 6/30/18 quarter to be modestly higher at 3.7%. The quarter after the closing of the merger, the Board intends to bump up the quarterly dividend by a penny per share barring any major unfavorable change in market conditions.
     It is worth noting that the two companies are very similar and have a 96% overlap. Even the SLF of each firm is both with RGA and thus it is likely the SLFs of both companies could be rolled up into one in a seamless fashion.
     Golub is also seeking to reduce its asset coverage to 150% from 200% currently although we do not expect the company to go beyond 1.00x on a regulatory basis but rather use this as a means of more flexibility and cushion.
     We are increasing our fiscal 2019 core NII/share estimate to $1.32 from $1.29 and rolling out our fiscal 2020 core NII/share estimate of $1.34 and maintaining our BUY rating and increasing our price target to $22 from $21." (11/30/2018)

Has Golub Capital BDC been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about GBDC stock has been trending very positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Golub Capital BDC earned a media sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the investment management company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Golub Capital BDC?

Golub Capital BDC saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,597,887 shares, an increase of 44.5% from the December 14th total of 1,105,847 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 454,503 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.5 days. Approximately 2.7% of the company's shares are short sold. View Golub Capital BDC's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Golub Capital BDC's key competitors?

Who are Golub Capital BDC's key executives?

Golub Capital BDC's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David B. Golub, Pres & CEO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Ross A. Teune, Treasurer & CFO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Joshua M. Levinson, Co-Gen. Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Andrew H. Steuerman, Sr. Managing Director of Golub Capital (Age 51)
  • Mr. Gregory W. Cashman, Sr. Managing Director of Golub Capital (Age 54)

Who are Golub Capital BDC's major shareholders?

Golub Capital BDC's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Confluence Investment Management LLC (1.14%), Sound Income Strategies LLC (0.99%), Sound Income Strategies LLC (0.99%), Sound Income Strategies LLC (0.91%), Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. (0.53%) and Advisors Capital Management LLC (0.40%). Company insiders that own Golub Capital BDC stock include David Golub and William M Iv Webster. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Golub Capital BDC.

Which major investors are selling Golub Capital BDC stock?

GBDC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sound Income Strategies LLC, Advisors Capital Management LLC and Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Golub Capital BDC.

Which major investors are buying Golub Capital BDC stock?

GBDC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sound Income Strategies LLC, Sound Income Strategies LLC and Confluence Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Golub Capital BDC.

How do I buy shares of Golub Capital BDC?

Shares of GBDC 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 Golub Capital BDC's stock price today?

One share of GBDC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.18.

How big of a company is Golub Capital BDC?

Golub Capital BDC has a market capitalization of $1.09 billion and generates $152.17 million in revenue each year. The investment management company earns $81.97 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.29 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Golub Capital BDC's official website?

The official website for Golub Capital BDC is

How can I contact Golub Capital BDC?

Golub Capital BDC's mailing address is 666 FIFTH AVENUE 18TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10103. The investment management company can be reached via phone at 212-750-6060.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Golub Capital BDC (NASDAQ GBDC)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  193 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  265 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  458
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Golub Capital BDC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GBDC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GBDC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/22/2019 by Staff

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