Capitala Finance (NASDAQ:CPTA) will be announcing its earnings results after the market closes on Monday, November 5th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.25 per share for the quarter.

Capitala Finance (NASDAQ:CPTA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 6th. The investment management company reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.27 by ($0.05). The firm had revenue of $11.88 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.41 million. Capitala Finance had a positive return on equity of 7.81% and a negative net margin of 2.68%. On average, analysts expect Capitala Finance to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of NASDAQ CPTA opened at $7.97 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $127.53 million, a PE ratio of 8.13 and a beta of 0.97. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.33, a current ratio of 4.64 and a quick ratio of 4.64. Capitala Finance has a 1 year low of $6.88 and a 1 year high of $9.05.

The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 30th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 23rd will be issued a dividend of $0.083 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 22nd. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 12.50%. Capitala Finance’s dividend payout ratio is currently 102.04%.

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on CPTA. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Capitala Finance from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 9th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and set a $9.00 price target on shares of Capitala Finance in a report on Wednesday, August 8th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Capitala Finance from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Capitala Finance presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $9.13.

Capitala Finance Company Profile

Capitala Finance Corp. is a Business Development Company specializing in traditional mezzanine, senior subordinated and unitranche debt, first-lien and second-lien loans, equity investments in sponsored and non-sponsored lower and traditional middle market companies. The fund targets companies in the business services, commercial and professional services, manufacturing, consumer and retail, energy, and health-care industries.

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Earnings History for Capitala Finance (NASDAQ:CPTA)

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