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Barings BDC Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.06 (-0.65 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $9.14
50-Day Range
MA: $9.12
52-Week Range
Now: $9.14
Volume205,272 shs
Average Volume238,719 shs
Market Capitalization$438.37 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield7.39%
Barings BDC, Inc. (NYSE: BBDC) is a publicly traded, externally managed investment company that has elected to be treated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940. Barings BDC seeks to invest primarily in senior secured loans to private U.S. middle-market companies that operate across a wide range of industries. It specializes in mezzanine, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, ESOPs, change of control transactions, acquisition financings, growth financing, and recapitalizations in lower middle market, mature, and later stage companies. Barings BDC's investment activities are managed by its investment adviser, Barings LLC, a leading global asset manager based in Charlotte, NC with over $335 billion of AUM firm-wide. For more information, visit www.baringsbdc.com.


Overall MarketRank

2.24 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

109th out of 1,933 stocks

Investment Advice Industry

5th out of 65 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment advice



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$75.65 million
Cash Flow$0.59 per share
Book Value$11.15 per share


Net Income$58.19 million


Market Cap$438.37 million
Next Earnings Date2/25/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Barings BDC (NYSE:BBDC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Barings BDC's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Barings BDC's stock was trading at $8.88 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BBDC shares have increased by 2.9% and is now trading at $9.14.
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Is Barings BDC a buy right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Barings BDC in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Barings BDC stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Barings BDC?

Wall Street analysts have given Barings BDC a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Barings BDC wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Larry J. Merlo's approval rating as Barings BDC's CEO?

6,978 employees have rated Barings BDC CEO Larry J. Merlo on Glassdoor.com. Larry J. Merlo has an approval rating of 37% among Barings BDC's employees. This puts Larry J. Merlo in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Barings BDC's next earnings date?

Barings BDC is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 25th 2021.
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How were Barings BDC's earnings last quarter?

Barings BDC, Inc. (NYSE:BBDC) announced its earnings results on Monday, November, 9th. The company reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.02. The company earned $16.33 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $16.86 million. Barings BDC had a positive return on equity of 5.71% and a negative net margin of 5.76%.
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How often does Barings BDC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Barings BDC?

Barings BDC announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 9th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 25th will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share on Wednesday, December 2nd. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 24th. This is an increase from Barings BDC's previous quarterly dividend of $0.16.
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Is Barings BDC a good dividend stock?

Barings BDC pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 7.39%. BBDC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Barings BDC does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Barings BDC is 111.48%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Barings BDC will have a dividend payout ratio of 94.44% in the coming year. This indicates that Barings BDC may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for BBDC?

6 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Barings BDC's shares. Their forecasts range from $7.25 to $11.00. On average, they expect Barings BDC's stock price to reach $9.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of Barings BDC's key competitors?

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Who are Barings BDC's key executives?

Barings BDC's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Eric J. Lloyd, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Ian Fowler, Pres (Age 56)
  • Mr. Jonathan Gerald Bock CFA, Chief Financial Officer
  • Ms. Elizabeth A. Murray CPA, Principal Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 42)
  • Ms. Janice M. Bishop, Sec. & Chief Legal Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Michael Cowart, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 37)
  • Ms. Cheryl Krauss, Chief Communications Officer & Media Relations
  • Mr. Christopher Cary, Treasurer
  • Nick Roope, Associate Director

What is Barings BDC's stock symbol?

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

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 WeBull, 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 $9.14.

How big of a company is Barings BDC?

Barings BDC has a market capitalization of $438.37 million and generates $75.65 million in revenue each year. The company earns $58.19 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.61 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Barings BDC's official website?

The official website for Barings BDC is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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