Stellus Capital Investment Corp (NYSE:SCM) Stock Price While Sentiment Dive

Sentiment for Stellus Capital Investment Corp (NYSE:SCM)

Stellus Capital Investment Corp (NYSE:SCM) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.76 in 2018 Q3. Its down -0.31, from 1.07 in 2018Q2. The ratio fall, as 13 investment managers increased and opened new equity positions, while 17 sold and reduced stock positions in Stellus Capital Investment Corp. The investment managers in our partner’s database now own: 3.19 million shares, up from 2.68 million shares in 2018Q2. Also, the number of investment managers holding Stellus Capital Investment Corp in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 6 Reduced: 11 Increased: 6 New Position: 7.

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation is a business development firm specializing in investments in private middle-market companies. The company has market cap of $217.32 million. It invests through first lien, second lien, unitranche, and mezzanine debt financing, often with a corresponding equity investment. It has a 8.49 P/E ratio.

The stock 0.01% or $0 during the last trading session, reaching $13.62. It is down 7.52% since January 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.52% the S&P500.

Analysts await Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM) to report earnings on March, 5. They expect $0.37 earnings per share, up 32.14 % or $0.09 from last year’s $0.28 per share. SCM’s profit will be $5.90M for 9.20 P/E if the $0.37 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.35 actual earnings per share reported by Stellus Capital Investment Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.71 % EPS growth.

Muzinich & Co. Inc. holds 1.08% of its portfolio in Stellus Capital Investment Corporation for 323,966 shares. Lakeview Capital Partners Llc owns 16,900 shares or 0.15% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Confluence Investment Management Llc has 0.13% invested in the company for 552,736 shares. The California-based Ares Management Llc has invested 0.1% in the stock. Advisors Asset Management Inc., a Colorado-based fund reported 390,349 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 5 insider buys, and 0 insider sales for $816,234 activity.

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM) Institutional Positions Chart

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