Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM) EPS Estimated At $0.31

April 22, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.62, from 1.75 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 4 investors sold Stellus Capital Investment Corporation shares while 11 reduced holdings. 8 funds opened positions while 9 raised stakes. 4.35 million shares or 11.46% more from 3.90 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability holds 0% of its portfolio in Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM) for 13,286 shares. 7,159 were accumulated by Macquarie. Morgan Stanley holds 0% of its portfolio in Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM) for 36,170 shares. 229,102 are held by Acadian Asset Management Lc. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership invested in 215,896 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Ares Lc holds 297,148 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. Oppenheimer & Inc accumulated 29,878 shares. Minnesota-based Us Bancorp De has invested 0% in Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM). Qs Investors Limited Liability Com reported 445 shares. Raymond James Financial Inc accumulated 31,813 shares or 0% of the stock. Freestone Capital Lc stated it has 0.21% of its portfolio in Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM). Gp One Trading Ltd Partnership reported 748 shares stake. Invesco owns 0% invested in Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM) for 479,772 shares. Pnc Finance Serv Grp Inc reported 23,000 shares. Confluence Invest Management Limited Liability has 0.13% invested in Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM) for 554,226 shares.

Since December 8, 2017, it had 5 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $798,336 activity. Bilger Bruce R had bought 8,039 shares worth $98,076 on Friday, December 8. 40,000 shares valued at $467,090 were bought by Ladd Robert T. on Thursday, March 8. D’Angelo Dean had bought 5,000 shares worth $58,100.

Analysts expect Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM) to report $0.31 EPS on May, 8 before the open.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 6.06 % from last quarter’s $0.33 EPS. SCM’s profit would be $4.95 million giving it 10.02 P/E if the $0.31 EPS is correct. After having $0.28 EPS previously, Stellus Capital Investment Corporation’s analysts see 10.71 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.89% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $12.42. About 112,645 shares traded or 24.14% up from the average. Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM) has declined 17.08% since April 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.63% the S&P500.

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Stellus Capital (NYSE:SCM), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Stellus Capital had 4 analyst reports since October 22, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, October 22 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, March 6 report. The stock of Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM) earned “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, November 10. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, November 10.

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation is a business development firm specializing in investments in private middle-market companies. The company has market cap of $198.15 million. It invests through first lien, second lien, unitranche, and mezzanine debt financing, often with a corresponding equity investment. It has a 7.42 P/E ratio.

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