News headlines about KCAP Financial (NASDAQ:KCAP) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KCAP Financial earned a news impact score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.7102161982752 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered KCAP Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, May 31st. ValuEngine lowered KCAP Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd.

Shares of KCAP Financial traded up $0.01, reaching $3.26, during trading on Friday, Marketbeat reports. The company had a trading volume of 29,307 shares, compared to its average volume of 124,308. KCAP Financial has a fifty-two week low of $2.91 and a fifty-two week high of $4.00. The firm has a market cap of $121.45 million, a P/E ratio of 10.87 and a beta of 1.49. The company has a current ratio of 0.90, a quick ratio of 0.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55.

KCAP Financial (NASDAQ:KCAP) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 2nd. The financial services provider reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.08 by ($0.01). KCAP Financial had a return on equity of 5.57% and a net margin of 20.55%. The business had revenue of $6.83 million for the quarter. research analysts forecast that KCAP Financial will post 0.28 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, July 26th. Investors of record on Friday, July 6th will be issued a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 12.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 5th. KCAP Financial’s dividend payout ratio is presently 133.33%.

KCAP Financial Company Profile

KCAP Financial, Inc is a business development company specializing in investments in debt securities portfolio, asset manager affiliates, and CLO fund securities. The firm prefers to invest in senior secured term loans, mezzanine debt, and equity securities primarily in privately-held middle market, and buyout companies.

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