Blackrock Capital Investment (NASDAQ:BKCC) will release its earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, October 31st. Analysts expect Blackrock Capital Investment to post earnings of $0.17 per share for the quarter.

Blackrock Capital Investment (NASDAQ:BKCC) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 1st. The asset manager reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.19 by ($0.03). Blackrock Capital Investment had a negative net margin of 8.00% and a positive return on equity of 8.89%. The business had revenue of $21.31 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $22.87 million. On average, analysts expect Blackrock Capital Investment to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of BKCC stock opened at $5.75 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.08, a current ratio of 1.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45. Blackrock Capital Investment has a 12 month low of $5.48 and a 12 month high of $7.37. The company has a market capitalization of $408.34 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.88, a PEG ratio of 8.85 and a beta of 0.65.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 8th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 17th were given a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 14th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 12.52%. Blackrock Capital Investment’s dividend payout ratio is currently 98.63%.

A number of analysts have commented on BKCC shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Blackrock Capital Investment from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 9th. BidaskClub upgraded Blackrock Capital Investment from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 31st. ValuEngine upgraded Blackrock Capital Investment from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 13th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co reduced their price objective on Blackrock Capital Investment from $7.00 to $6.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, October 4th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Blackrock Capital Investment currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $7.06.

About Blackrock Capital Investment

BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation, formerly known as BlackRock Kelso Capital Corporation, is a Business Development Company specializing in investments in middle market companies. The fund invests in all industries. It prefers to invest between $10 million and $50 million and can invest more or less in companies with EBITDA or operating cash flow between $10 million and $50 million.

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