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PennantPark Floating Rate Capital (PFLT) Competitors

$11.93
-0.01 (-0.08%)
(As of 07/12/2024 ET)

PFLT vs. GBDC, PSEC, TSLX, NMFC, CSWC, GAIN, PNNT, SCM, TPVG, and PTMN

Should you be buying PennantPark Floating Rate Capital stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of PennantPark Floating Rate Capital include Golub Capital BDC (GBDC), Prospect Capital (PSEC), Sixth Street Specialty Lending (TSLX), New Mountain Finance (NMFC), Capital Southwest (CSWC), Gladstone Investment (GAIN), PennantPark Investment (PNNT), Stellus Capital Investment (SCM), TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC (TPVG), and Portman Ridge Finance (PTMN). These companies are all part of the "investors, not elsewhere classified" industry.

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital vs.

Golub Capital BDC (NASDAQ:GBDC) and PennantPark Floating Rate Capital (NASDAQ:PFLT) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, media sentiment, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, community ranking, earnings, valuation and profitability.

Golub Capital BDC presently has a consensus price target of $16.40, suggesting a potential upside of 3.54%. PennantPark Floating Rate Capital has a consensus price target of $12.50, suggesting a potential upside of 4.78%. Given Golub Capital BDC's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe PennantPark Floating Rate Capital is more favorable than Golub Capital BDC.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Golub Capital BDC
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.60
PennantPark Floating Rate Capital
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Golub Capital BDC has a beta of 0.52, indicating that its stock price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PennantPark Floating Rate Capital has a beta of 1.68, indicating that its stock price is 68% more volatile than the S&P 500.

42.4% of Golub Capital BDC shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 19.8% of PennantPark Floating Rate Capital shares are held by institutional investors. 2.7% of Golub Capital BDC shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of PennantPark Floating Rate Capital shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital has a net margin of 55.99% compared to PennantPark Floating Rate Capital's net margin of 53.05%. PennantPark Floating Rate Capital's return on equity of 13.03% beat Golub Capital BDC's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Golub Capital BDC53.05% 13.03% 5.76%
PennantPark Floating Rate Capital 55.99%11.44%5.66%

In the previous week, Golub Capital BDC had 2 more articles in the media than PennantPark Floating Rate Capital. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for Golub Capital BDC and 1 mentions for PennantPark Floating Rate Capital. PennantPark Floating Rate Capital's average media sentiment score of 1.59 beat Golub Capital BDC's score of 0.00 indicating that Golub Capital BDC is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Golub Capital BDC
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive
PennantPark Floating Rate Capital
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Golub Capital BDC has higher revenue and earnings than PennantPark Floating Rate Capital. Golub Capital BDC is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than PennantPark Floating Rate Capital, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Golub Capital BDC$603.09M4.50$258.63M$2.037.80
PennantPark Floating Rate Capital$139.34M5.71$39.26M$1.488.06

Golub Capital BDC pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.8%. PennantPark Floating Rate Capital pays an annual dividend of $1.23 per share and has a dividend yield of 10.3%. Golub Capital BDC pays out 76.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. PennantPark Floating Rate Capital pays out 83.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Golub Capital BDC received 49 more outperform votes than PennantPark Floating Rate Capital when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 56.50% of users gave Golub Capital BDC an outperform vote while only 50.40% of users gave PennantPark Floating Rate Capital an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Golub Capital BDCOutperform Votes
300
56.50%
Underperform Votes
231
43.50%
PennantPark Floating Rate CapitalOutperform Votes
251
50.40%
Underperform Votes
247
49.60%

Summary

Golub Capital BDC beats PennantPark Floating Rate Capital on 13 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding PFLT and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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PFLT vs. The Competition

MetricPennantPark Floating Rate CapitalInvestors IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$796.07M$1.06B$10.26B$8.73B
Dividend Yield10.31%10.58%9.83%4.03%
P/E Ratio8.0611.8342.1614.95
Price / Sales5.718.59116.0379.99
Price / Cash8.9213.5315.9233.15
Price / Book1.070.972.434.46
Net Income$39.26M$96.14M$1.01B$215.59M
7 Day Performance1.27%0.75%3.36%5.35%
1 Month Performance5.86%0.28%4.47%4.39%
1 Year Performance11.50%0.31%13.63%1.77%

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
GBDC
Golub Capital BDC
2.4565 of 5 stars
2.46 / 5 stars
$15.88
+1.3%
$16.40
+3.3%
+17.6%$2.72B$603.09M7.82N/AShort Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
PSEC
Prospect Capital
0.9078 of 5 stars
0.91 / 5 stars
$5.60
+1.6%
$5.00
-10.7%
-14.5%$2.34B$294.74M16.472,019News Coverage
Positive News
TSLX
Sixth Street Specialty Lending
2.3346 of 5 stars
2.33 / 5 stars
$21.86
+0.8%
$22.67
+3.7%
+14.0%$2.03B$438.09M8.81N/AShort Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
NMFC
New Mountain Finance
1.3566 of 5 stars
1.36 / 5 stars
$12.32
+0.6%
$12.50
+1.5%
-1.0%$1.33B$127.52M11.10N/APositive News
CSWC
Capital Southwest
1.7439 of 5 stars
1.74 / 5 stars
$26.88
+1.0%
$25.50
-5.1%
+30.0%$1.23B$178.13M13.1126Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
GAIN
Gladstone Investment
0.4861 of 5 stars
0.49 / 5 stars
$14.09
+1.2%
$14.00
-0.6%
+5.2%$516.96M$87.31M5.68N/ADividend Announcement
News Coverage
PNNT
PennantPark Investment
0.1833 of 5 stars
0.18 / 5 stars
$7.88
+1.2%
$6.94
-12.0%
+25.9%$513.93M$145.37M8.57N/ANews Coverage
SCM
Stellus Capital Investment
0.4016 of 5 stars
0.40 / 5 stars
$13.96
+1.0%
$13.63
-2.4%
-1.9%$336.86M$105.85M12.932Dividend Cut
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
TPVG
TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC
0.2335 of 5 stars
0.23 / 5 stars
$8.14
+1.0%
$9.55
+17.3%
-32.3%$308.10M$137.49M-7.33N/APositive News
PTMN
Portman Ridge Finance
0.9471 of 5 stars
0.95 / 5 stars
$19.55
+0.1%
$20.00
+2.3%
-5.8%$181.84M$17.40M11.71N/AShort Interest ↑
News Coverage

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This page (NASDAQ:PFLT) was last updated on 7/14/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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