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NASDAQ:GLAD - Gladstone Capital Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.03 (-0.29 %)
(As of 02/23/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $10.24
50-Day Range
MA: $10.26
52-Week Range
Now: $10.24
Volume90,738 shs
Average Volume129,781 shs
Market Capitalization$318.98 million
P/E Ratio12.34
Dividend Yield8.18%
Gladstone Capital Corporation is a private equity and a venture capital fund specializing in lower middle market, growth capital, add on acquisitions, debt investments in senior loans, second lien loans, senior subordinated loans, junior subordinated loans, and mezzanine loans and equity investments in the form of common stock, preferred stock, limited liability company interests, or warrants. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment offices, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:GLAD



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$50.03 million
Cash Flow$0.49 per share
Book Value$8.05 per share


Net Income$19.87 million


Market Cap$318.98 million
Next Earnings Date5/6/2020 (Estimated)

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Gladstone Capital (NASDAQ:GLAD) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gladstone Capital's stock symbol?

Gladstone Capital trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "GLAD."

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

Gladstone Capital announced a monthly dividend on Friday, January 17th. Investors of record on Friday, March 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.07 per share on Tuesday, March 31st. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.20%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 19th. View Gladstone Capital's Dividend History.

How were Gladstone Capital's earnings last quarter?

Gladstone Capital Co. (NASDAQ:GLAD) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 5th. The investment management company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.21. The investment management company earned $12.16 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.43 million. Gladstone Capital had a net margin of 48.28% and a return on equity of 10.20%. View Gladstone Capital's Earnings History.

When is Gladstone Capital's next earnings date?

Gladstone Capital is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 6th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Gladstone Capital.

What price target have analysts set for GLAD?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Gladstone Capital's shares. Their forecasts range from $7.00 to $10.00. On average, they anticipate Gladstone Capital's share price to reach $8.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 17.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Gladstone Capital.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Gladstone Capital?

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

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Gladstone Capital stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Gladstone Capital stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Gladstone Capital Corporation is a specialty finance company that invests in debt securities consisting primarily of senior term loans, senior subordinated loans, and junior subordinated loans in small and medium sized companies. The Company target small and medium sized private businesses that meet some or all of our criteria, including the potential for growth, adequate assets for loan collateral, experienced management teams with significant ownership interest in the business, adequate capitalization, profitable operations based on cash flow, substantial ownership by a buyout fund or a venture capital fund and potential opportunities for us to realize appreciation and gain liquidity in our equity position. " (2/17/2020)
  • 2. National Securities analysts commented, "▪ GLAD’s portfolio at fair value declined to $387.7mm from $431.2mm Q/Q. Originations were light at
    around $4.0mm while prepayments came in at $48.5mm on the quarter. We expect the significant
    prepayment activity drove both prepayment fees as well as accelerated unamortized original issue
    discount (OID). Despite the portfolio shrinking, total investment income increased to $12.5mm from
    $11.9mm Q/Q.
    ▪ Unrealized appreciation of $1.0mm and a $2.3mm realized gain drove the NAV/share increase to
    $8.11 from $7.98 Q/Q. We suspect that positive technical marks courtesy of loan prices rallying
    during the 3/31/19 quarter outweighed some idiosyncratic negative marks. Notably, LWO
    Acquisitions Company was marked down to 34% of cost from 61% Q/Q and Gladstone now has it as
    a control position. New Trident and Meridian Rack & Pinion were both placed on non-accrual,
    although the combined cost is a rather small $8.6mm. Impact! Chemical Technologies and WadeCo
    Specialties were merged into a single company, Imperative Holdings Corp. Both share the same
    sponsor and Gladstone’s total oil and gas exposure at cost dipped to $37.0mm from $47.9mm Q/Q.
    ▪ Since 6/30/18, Gladstone’s NAV/share is down 8.4%. The lower middle market (LMM) portfolio is
    38% second lien at cost and equity exposure is over 10%. With a constantly aging credit cycle, we
    are baffled by the multiple GLAD trades at. Shares closed 5/2/19 at 15% above NAV and we think
    that the market is not appropriately discounting the inherent risk in GLAD’s portfolio. The company
    has the ability to bring D/E up to 2.00x, although shareholders will not receive any material benefit
    over 1.00x D/E as the company has not implemented a break point in base management fees and
    thus even with ramped leverage and portfolio growth, we don’t expect NII/share improvement. We
    continue to think shares are overvalued.
    ▪ We are revising our fiscal 2019 NII/share estimate to $0.85 from $0.84 and revising our fiscal 2020
    NII/share estimate to $0.84 from $0.86." (5/3/2019)

Has Gladstone Capital been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about GLAD stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Gladstone Capital earned a coverage optimism score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the investment management company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Gladstone Capital.

Are investors shorting Gladstone Capital?

Gladstone Capital saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 792,500 shares, an increase of 7.7% from the January 15th total of 735,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 164,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.8 days. Currently, 2.8% of the company's shares are sold short. View Gladstone Capital's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Gladstone Capital's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Gladstone Capital own?

Who are Gladstone Capital's key executives?

Gladstone Capital's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David John Gladstone, Chairman & CEO (Age 77)
  • Mr. Terry Lee Brubaker, Vice Chairman, Assistant Sec. & COO (Age 75)
  • Mr. Robert L. Marcotte, Exec. Managing Director and Pres (Age 61)
  • Ms. Nicole Schaltenbrand, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer (Age 36)
  • Ms. Karin McLaughlin, Investor Relation Specialist

Who are Gladstone Capital's major shareholders?

Gladstone Capital's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include UBS Group AG (1.57%), Van ECK Associates Corp (1.15%), Virtus ETF Advisers LLC (1.09%), Advisors Asset Management Inc. (0.73%), Novare Capital Management LLC (0.50%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.46%). Company insiders that own Gladstone Capital stock include Nicole Frances D Schaltenbrand and Robert L Marcotte. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Gladstone Capital.

Which major investors are selling Gladstone Capital stock?

GLAD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Virtus ETF Advisers LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Summit Global Investments, West Oak Capital LLC and Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Gladstone Capital.

Which major investors are buying Gladstone Capital stock?

GLAD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Van ECK Associates Corp, XML Financial LLC, Virtu Financial LLC, Trexquant Investment LP, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC and MUFG Americas Holdings Corp. Company insiders that have bought Gladstone Capital stock in the last two years include Nicole Frances D Schaltenbrand and Robert L Marcotte. View Insider Buying and Selling for Gladstone Capital.

How do I buy shares of Gladstone Capital?

Shares of GLAD 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Gladstone Capital's stock price today?

One share of GLAD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.24.

How big of a company is Gladstone Capital?

Gladstone Capital has a market capitalization of $318.98 million and generates $50.03 million in revenue each year. The investment management company earns $19.87 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.84 on an earnings per share basis. View Additional Information About Gladstone Capital.

What is Gladstone Capital's official website?

The official website for Gladstone Capital is http://www.gladstonecapital.com/.

How can I contact Gladstone Capital?

Gladstone Capital's mailing address is 1521 WESTBRANCH DRIVE SUITE 100, MCLEAN VA, 22102. The investment management company can be reached via phone at 703-287-5800 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Gladstone Capital (NASDAQ GLAD)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  245 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  347 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  592
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Gladstone Capital and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GLAD will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GLAD will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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