NASDAQ:SLRC - Solar Capital Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $19.97 +0.04 (+0.20 %) (As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$19.97Today's Range$19.87 - $20.049052-Week Range$18.45 - $22.00Volume88,096 shsAverage Volume170,170 shsMarket Capitalization$842.26 millionP/E Ratio12.33Dividend Yield8.23%Beta0.69 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Solar Capital Ltd. is a business development company specializing in secured debt (first lien unitranche and second lien), subordinated (unsecured) debt, minority equity, and strategic income-oriented control equity investments in leveraged middle market companies. The fund invests in aerospace and defense; air freight & logistics; asset management; automotive; banking; beverage, food and tobacco; building products; buildings and real estate; broadcasting and entertainment; cargo transport; commercial services and supplies; communications equipment; chemicals, plastics and rubber; containers, packaging and glass; construction & engineering; diversified/conglomerate manufacturing; consumer Finance; distributors; diversified/conglomerate services; diversified financial services; diversified real estate sctivities; food products; Footwear; Education Services; diversified telecommunications services; electronics; farming and agriculture; finance; grocery; health care equipment and supplies; health care facilities; education and childcare; home and office furnishing, durable consumer products; hotels, motels, inns and gaming; insurance; restaurants, leisure, amusement, and entertainment; leisure equipment tolls and services, media, multiline retail, multi sector holdings; paper and forest products; personal products; professional services, research and consulting services, software; specialty retail; textiles apparel and luxury goods, thrifts and mortgage finance, trading companies and distributors, utilities, and wireless telecommunication services; industrial conglomerates; internet software and services, IT services, machinery; mining, steel, iron, and non precious metals; oil and gas; personal, food and miscellaneous services; printing and publishing; retail stores; telecommunications; textiles and leather; and utilities. It also invests in life sciences with focus on specialty pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotech, health Care Providers and services; health Care technology, enabling technologies and tools. The fund primarily invests in United States. The fund's investments generally range between $5 million and $100 million. The fund invests in companies with revenues between $50 million and $1 billion and EBITDA between $15 million and $100 million. It invests in the form of senior secured loans, mezzanine loans, and equity securities. It may also seek investments in thinly traded public companies and also make secondary investments. The fund makes non-control equity investments. It primarily exits within three years of the initial capital commitment. Receive SLRC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SLRC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Investment offices, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:SLRC Previous Symbol CUSIP83413U10 Webwww.solarcapltd.com Phone212-993-1670Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.52 Current Ratio1.01 Quick Ratio1.01Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.33 Forward P/E Ratio11.28 P/E Growth2.24 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$143.34 million Price / Sales5.89 Cash Flow$1.6209 per share Price / Cash Flow12.32 Book Value$21.81 per share Price / Book0.92Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.62 Net Income$70.43 million Net Margins48.83% Return on Equity8.12% Return on Assets4.55%Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares42,260,000Market Cap$842.26 million OptionableOptionable Solar Capital (NASDAQ:SLRC) Frequently Asked Questions What is Solar Capital's stock symbol? Solar Capital trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SLRC." How often does Solar Capital pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Solar Capital? Solar Capital announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 20th will be given a dividend of $0.41 per share on Friday, January 4th. This represents a $1.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 19th. View Solar Capital's Dividend History. How were Solar Capital's earnings last quarter? Solar Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLRC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November, 5th. The financial services provider reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.03. The financial services provider earned $37.01 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $39.59 million. Solar Capital had a return on equity of 8.12% and a net margin of 48.83%. View Solar Capital's Earnings History. When is Solar Capital's next earnings date? Solar Capital is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Solar Capital. What price target have analysts set for SLRC? 3 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Solar Capital's shares. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Solar Capital's share price to reach $24.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Solar Capital. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Solar Capital? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Solar Capital in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Solar Capital. Has Solar Capital been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about SLRC stock has trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media 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 five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Solar Capital earned a coverage optimism score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Solar Capital's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Solar Capital include DNP Select Income Fund (DNP), Nuveen Municipal Value Fund (NUV), Gabelli Equity Trust (GAB), Tri-Continental (TY), Adams Diversified Equity Fund (ADX), PIMCO Corporate&Income Opportunity Fund (PTY), Tortoise Energy Infrastructure (TYG), Royce Value Trust (RVT), Hercules Capital (HTGC), Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (USA), Boulder Growth & Income Fund (BIF), PIMCO High Income Fund (PHK), Apollo Investment (AINV), AllianceBernstein Global Hgh Incm Fd (AWF) and Tekla Healthcare Investors (HQH). Who are Solar Capital's key executives? Solar Capital's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Michael S. Gross, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 57)Mr. Bruce J. Spohler, Chief Operating Officer (Age 58)Mr. Richard L. Peteka, Treasurer, Sec. & CFO (Age 57)Mr. Richard R. Pivirotto Jr., Investor RelationsMr. Guy Francis Talarico J.D., Chief Compliance Officer (Age 64) Who are Solar Capital's major shareholders? Solar Capital's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Confluence Investment Management LLC (1.15%), Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC (0.22%) and Founders Capital Management (0.00%). Company insiders that own Solar Capital stock include Michael S Gross and Steven Hochberg. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Solar Capital. Which major investors are selling Solar Capital stock? SLRC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Solar Capital. Which major investors are buying Solar Capital stock? SLRC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Founders Capital Management and Confluence Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Solar Capital stock in the last two years include Michael S Gross and Steven Hochberg. View Insider Buying and Selling for Solar Capital. How do I buy shares of Solar Capital? Shares of SLRC 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 Solar Capital's stock price today? One share of SLRC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.97. How big of a company is Solar Capital? Solar Capital has a market capitalization of $842.26 million and generates $143.34 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $70.43 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.62 on an earnings per share basis. What is Solar Capital's official website? The official website for Solar Capital is http://www.solarcapltd.com. How can I contact Solar Capital? Solar Capital's mailing address is 500 PARK AVENUE 3RD FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10022. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 212-993-1670 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Solar Capital (NASDAQ SLRC)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 282 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 301 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 583MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Solar Capital and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SLRC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SLRC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How to execute a trade ex-dividend strategy?