NYSE:BBDC - Barings BDC Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.08 (+0.80 %)
(As of 09/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $10.11
50-Day Range
MA: $9.89
52-Week Range
Now: $10.11
Volume90,900 shs
Average Volume179,734 shs
Market Capitalization$517.65 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.58%
Barings BDC, Inc. (NYSE:BBDC) is a business development company specializing in private equity and mezzanine investments. It focuses on leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, ESOPs, change of control transactions, acquisition financings, growth financing, and recapitalizations in lower middle market, mature, and later stage companies. The firm prefers to make investments in many business sectors including manufacturing, distribution, transportation, energy, communications, health services, restaurants, media, and others. It primarily invests in companies located throughout the United States, with an emphasis on the Southeast and Midatlantic. The firm makes equity investments between $1 million and $25 million and debt investments between $5 million and $30 million per transaction, in companies having annual revenues between $20 million and $200 million and EBITDA between $3 million and $35 million and can also co-invest. It typically makes investments between $5 million and $35 million. It primarily invests in senior subordinated debt securities secured by second lien security interests in portfolio company assets, coupled with equity interests. The firm also invests in senior debt securities secured by first lien security interests in portfolio companies. Triangle Capital Corporation was incorporated on October 10, 2006 and is based in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$80.22 million
Book Value$10.98 per share


Net Income$-114,280,000.00
Net Margins-152.61%


Market Cap$517.65 million
Next Earnings Date11/14/2019 (Estimated)

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Barings BDC (NYSE:BBDC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Barings BDC's stock symbol?

Barings BDC trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BBDC."

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

Barings BDC declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 30th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 11th will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Wednesday, September 18th. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 10th. This is a boost from Barings BDC's previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. View Barings BDC's Dividend History.

How were Barings BDC's earnings last quarter?

Barings BDC Inc (NYSE:BBDC) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 30th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.01. The company earned $19.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $19.89 million. Barings BDC had a negative net margin of 152.61% and a negative return on equity of 1.28%. View Barings BDC's Earnings History.

When is Barings BDC's next earnings date?

Barings BDC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Barings BDC.

What price target have analysts set for BBDC?

3 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Barings BDC's stock. Their forecasts range from $9.61 to $13.00. On average, they expect Barings BDC's stock price to reach $11.2033 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Barings BDC.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Barings BDC?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Barings BDC in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Barings BDC.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Barings BDC stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Barings BDC stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Barings BDC, Inc. is an externally managed business development company which primarily makes debt investments in middle market companies. The company is primarily managed by Barings, LLC, a premier global asset manager. Barings BDC Inc., formerly known as TRIANGLE CAPITAL CORPORATION, is based in Charlotte, United States. " (7/25/2019)
  • 2. National Securities analysts commented, "▪ Barings posted NII/share of $0.16 for 1Q19, flat with the prior quarter and shy of our estimate of $0.18. Notably, the portfolio was 74% BSL compared with 79% Q/Q. We had expected a more rapid rotation out of BSL and into MM originations.
    ▪ The company completed a securitization in 2Q19 with class A-1 and A-2 notes totaling $348.3mm using BSL. This is a static securitization and the company was able to attain favorable financing with LIBOR spreads of 102 bps on A-1 and 165 bps on A-2 with a seven-year duration. Barings still has roughly $400mm of BSL outside the securitization that they can rotate over the next year into MM loans. We expect renewed loan market volatility in 3Q19 and 4Q19 to present opportunities to the company, and we wouldn’t be surprised to see more opportunistic BSL purchases. As a reminder, Barings has a large CLO and liquid credit platform that provides the company with a significant advantage in both liquid loan markets and direct lending, as we see it.
    ▪ In May, Barings also entered into an agreement with the State of South Carolina Retirement System with Barings committing $50mm and their partner committing $500mm of equity. This will be differentiated from a typical BDC JV structure and will be used to invest in both US and European liquid and illiquid credit, structured products, and real estate debt. Barings has over $300 billion under management and expertise across a broad array of investments and is by no means taking a random guess at these different verticals.
    ▪ The BSL book was marked down $50mm in 4Q18 and recovered about half of that in the 3/31/19 quarter with another $10-$12mm recovered QTD. We expect another NAV/share increase at 6/30/19 and BBDC continues to trade at an unwarranted discount, as we see it. The company’s portfolio is 329 bps over LIBOR in the BSL book and 501 bps over LIBOR on the MM book with 4.9x and 4.5x senior leverage, respectively. We think this is one of the most conservatively structured portfolios in the BDC sector and we believe the market is mispricing the underlying credit risk (or lack thereof) in BBDC.
    ▪ We are revising our 2019 NII/share estimate to $0.72 from $0.86 and our 2020 NII/share estimate to $0.91 from $0.92. Our downward revision in 2019 is solely due to our expectations for a longer time horizon to rotate out of BSL and more into MM loans." (5/13/2019)

Has Barings BDC been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about BBDC stock have been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Barings BDC earned a news impact score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Barings BDC.

Are investors shorting Barings BDC?

Barings BDC saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 650,900 shares, an increase of 7.4% from the July 31st total of 606,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 125,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.2 days. Currently, 1.3% of the company's shares are short sold. View Barings BDC's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Barings BDC's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Barings BDC own?

Who are Barings BDC's key executives?

Barings BDC's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Eric J. Lloyd, Pres, Chief Exec. Officer & Interested Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Ian Fowler, Pres (Age 54)
  • Mr. Jonathan Gerald Bock CFA, Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. C. Robert Knox Jr., CPA, Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Thomas F. Moses CPA, VP & Treasurer

Who are Barings BDC's major shareholders?

Barings BDC's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Barings LLC (26.64%), Rivernorth Capital Management LLC (5.86%), Brown Advisory Inc. (5.05%), UBS Group AG (4.01%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (3.97%) and Confluence Investment Management LLC (1.77%). Company insiders that own Barings BDC stock include Barings Llc, C Robert Jr Knox, Christopher Cary, Eric J Lloyd, Geoff Craddock, John Switzer, Jonathan Bock, Jonathan Landsberg and Paul John Thompson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Barings BDC.

Which institutional investors are selling Barings BDC stock?

BBDC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Van ECK Associates Corp, Jane Street Group LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC and Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Barings BDC.

Which institutional investors are buying Barings BDC stock?

BBDC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barings LLC, Weiss Asset Management LP, Virtus ETF Advisers LLC, Rivernorth Capital Management LLC, Brown Advisory Inc., Dimension Capital Management LLC, Cliffwater LLC and UBS Group AG. Company insiders that have bought Barings BDC stock in the last two years include Barings Llc, C Robert Jr Knox, Christopher Cary, Eric J Lloyd, Geoff Craddock, John Switzer, Jonathan Bock, Jonathan Landsberg and Paul John Thompson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Barings BDC.

How do I buy shares of Barings BDC?

Shares of BBDC 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 Barings BDC's stock price today?

One share of BBDC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.11.

How big of a company is Barings BDC?

Barings BDC has a market capitalization of $517.65 million and generates $80.22 million in revenue each year. View Additional Information About Barings BDC.

What is Barings BDC's official website?

The official website for Barings BDC is http://www.baringsbdc.com/.

How can I contact Barings BDC?

Barings BDC's mailing address is 300 SOUTH TRYON STREET SUITE 2500, CHARLOTTE NC, 28202. The company can be reached via phone at 704-805-7200 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Barings BDC (NYSE BBDC)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  45 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  60 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  105
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Barings BDC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BBDC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BBDC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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