Golub Capital BDC (GBDC) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows
Media coverage about Golub Capital BDC (NASDAQ:GBDC) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Golub Capital BDC earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 45.8689331134268 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Golub Capital BDC (GBDC) opened at $17.91 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 3.56, a current ratio of 3.56 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.81. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,070.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.35, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.39 and a beta of 0.67. Golub Capital BDC has a twelve month low of $17.70 and a twelve month high of $20.50.
Golub Capital BDC (NASDAQ:GBDC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 20th. The investment management company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.32. The business had revenue of $34.95 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $36.78 million. Golub Capital BDC had a return on equity of 7.90% and a net margin of 58.06%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 1.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.32 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Golub Capital BDC will post 1.28 EPS for the current year.
A number of equities analysts recently commented on the company. ValuEngine upgraded Golub Capital BDC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, December 9th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Golub Capital BDC from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, November 23rd. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $20.00 target price on Golub Capital BDC and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 6th. National Securities restated a “neutral” rating and set a $19.00 target price on shares of Golub Capital BDC in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded Golub Capital BDC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 22nd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. Golub Capital BDC currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $19.88.
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Golub Capital BDC Company Profile
Golub Capital BDC, Inc is an externally managed, non-diversified, closed-end, management investment company. The Company’s investment objective is to generate current income and capital appreciation by investing primarily in senior secured and one stop loans of the United States middle-market companies.
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