Golub Capital BDC Inc (NASDAQ:GBDC) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

November 13, 2017 - By reb123z

 Golub Capital BDC Inc (NASDAQ:GBDC) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

Sentiment for Golub Capital BDC Inc (NASDAQ:GBDC)

Golub Capital BDC Inc (NASDAQ:GBDC) institutional sentiment increased to 1.75 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.60, from 1.15 in 2017Q1. The ratio has increased, as 63 institutional investors started new or increased stock positions, while 36 trimmed and sold equity positions in Golub Capital BDC Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now have: 22.68 million shares, up from 22.18 million shares in 2017Q1. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Golub Capital BDC Inc in their top 10 stock positions decreased from 2 to 1 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 9 Reduced: 27 Increased: 45 New Position: 18.

Golub Capital BDC, Inc. is an externally managed, non-diversified, closed-end, management investment company. The company has market cap of $1.13 billion. The Company’s investment objective is to generate current income and capital appreciation by investing primarily in senior secured and one stop loans of the United States middle-market companies. It has a 13.9 P/E ratio. It may also selectively invest in second lien and subordinated loans of, and warrants and minority equity securities in the United States middle-market companies.

About 57,017 shares traded. Golub Capital BDC Inc (NASDAQ:GBDC) has risen 21.93% since November 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.23% the S&P500.

Wall Street await Golub Capital BDC Inc (NASDAQ:GBDC) to release earnings on November, 20 after the close. Analysts forecast EPS of $0.32, exactly $0.00 or 0.00 % from 2014’s $0.32 EPS. The expected GBDC’s profit could reach $19.01 million giving the stock 14.86 P/E in the case that $0.32 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.35 EPS for the previous quarter, Golub Capital BDC Inc’s analysts now forecast -8.57 % negative EPS growth.

Muzinich & Co. Inc. holds 4.5% of its portfolio in Golub Capital BDC Inc for 2.69 million shares. Clough Capital Partners L P owns 965,266 shares or 1.28% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Frontier Investment Mgmt Co has 1.22% invested in the company for 653,251 shares. The New York-based Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc has invested 0.77% in the stock. Cardinal Capital Management Llc Ct, a Connecticut-based fund reported 816,890 shares.#img1#

Golub Capital BDC Inc (NASDAQ:GBDC) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 40% of Golub Capital BDC’s analysts are positive. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating Golub Capital BDC, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $17.50 while the high is $19.5000. The stock’s average target of $19 is -0.11% below today’s ($19.02) share price. GBDC was included in 9 notes of analysts from August 24, 2015. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Golub Capital BDC Inc (NASDAQ:GBDC) rating on Thursday, October 5. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $19.5 target. The stock of Golub Capital BDC Inc (NASDAQ:GBDC) earned “Market Perform” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, May 13. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, September 20 by Janney Capital. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Monday, August 24 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, March 27 by Raymond James. Cantor Fitzgerald upgraded Golub Capital BDC Inc (NASDAQ:GBDC) rating on Tuesday, September 1. Cantor Fitzgerald has “Buy” rating and $18.50 target. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Sunday, July 23. The company was downgraded on Friday, February 10 by Raymond James. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, November 3 by National Securities.

More important recent Golub Capital BDC Inc (NASDAQ:GBDC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Is Golub Capital BDC Finally A Buy?” on July 03, 2017, also Prnewswire.com published article titled: “Golub Capital BDC, Inc. Announces $113.6 Million In New Middle-Market …”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Golub Capital’s (GBDC) CEO David Golub on Q3 2017 Results – Earnings Call …” on August 08, 2017. More interesting news about Golub Capital BDC Inc (NASDAQ:GBDC) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Golub Capital’s (GBDC) CEO David Golub on Q2 2017 Results – Earnings Call …” with publication date: May 05, 2017.

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