KCAP Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:KCAP) shares saw an uptick in trading volume on Wednesday . 299,304 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 188% from the previous session’s volume of 103,849 shares.The stock last traded at $4.41 and had previously closed at $4.24.

A number of analysts have weighed in on the stock. TheStreet upgraded shares of KCAP Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 22nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of KCAP Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.50 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, August 9th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $4.33.

The company’s market cap is $162.31 million. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $4.10 and its 200 day moving average price is $3.61.

KCAP Financial, Inc is an internally managed, non-diversified closed-end investment company. The Company has approximately three principal areas of investments. First, the Company originates, structures and invests in senior secured term loans and mezzanine debt primarily in privately-held middle market companies (the debt securities portfolio).

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