News articles about TPG Specialty Lending (NYSE:TSLX) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. TPG Specialty Lending earned a daily sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.023275623933 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

TPG Specialty Lending (NYSE:TSLX) opened at $19.15 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $1,153.31, a P/E ratio of 9.77, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.55 and a beta of 0.57. The company has a current ratio of 0.76, a quick ratio of 0.76 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58. TPG Specialty Lending has a 52-week low of $18.52 and a 52-week high of $21.74.

TPG Specialty Lending (NYSE:TSLX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.43 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $48.86 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $48.58 million. TPG Specialty Lending had a return on equity of 12.63% and a net margin of 56.43%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.51 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that TPG Specialty Lending will post 2.01 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 12th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 15th were given a dividend of $0.39 per share. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 14th. TPG Specialty Lending’s payout ratio is 79.59%.

A number of research firms have commented on TSLX. Zacks Investment Research lowered TPG Specialty Lending from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. BidaskClub lowered TPG Specialty Lending from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. National Securities upped their price target on TPG Specialty Lending from $19.00 to $20.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, November 13th. Finally, SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price target on shares of TPG Specialty Lending in a research report on Friday, November 10th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. TPG Specialty Lending presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $21.75.

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TPG Specialty Lending Company Profile

TPG Specialty Lending, Inc is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Company is a specialty finance company focused on lending to middle-market companies. It seeks to generate current income primarily in the United States-domiciled middle-market companies through direct originations of senior secured loans and originations of mezzanine and unsecured loans and investments in corporate bonds and equity securities.

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