WhiteHorse Finance Inc (NASDAQ:WHF) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the seven brokerages that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have assigned a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $14.33.

A number of analysts have weighed in on WHF shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded WhiteHorse Finance from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, February 9th. BidaskClub upgraded WhiteHorse Finance from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 7th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut WhiteHorse Finance from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating and set a $13.50 price target on the stock. in a research note on Wednesday, January 16th.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of WHF. Citigroup Inc. raised its stake in WhiteHorse Finance by 164.4% in the fourth quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 4,760 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $61,000 after buying an additional 2,960 shares in the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. raised its stake in WhiteHorse Finance by 588.5% in the fourth quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 13,164 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $167,000 after buying an additional 11,252 shares in the last quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD acquired a new stake in WhiteHorse Finance in the fourth quarter valued at $399,000. Legal & General Group Plc raised its stake in WhiteHorse Finance by 17.9% in the third quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 79,620 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $1,112,000 after buying an additional 12,060 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Resource America Inc. raised its stake in WhiteHorse Finance by 19.6% in the third quarter. Resource America Inc. now owns 301,636 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $4,193,000 after buying an additional 49,376 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 12.57% of the company’s stock.

WhiteHorse Finance stock opened at $14.19 on Thursday. WhiteHorse Finance has a 1-year low of $11.89 and a 1-year high of $15.80. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.62, a quick ratio of 1.15 and a current ratio of 1.15. The firm has a market capitalization of $291.55 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.46 and a beta of 0.72.

About WhiteHorse Finance

WhiteHorse Finance, LLC is a business development company.

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