$0.08 just might be within reach for Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) shareholder.

December 18, 2017 - By Winifred Garcia

 $0.08 just might be within reach for Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) shareholder.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.06, from 1.06 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 5 investors sold Capitala Finance Corp. shares while 12 reduced holdings. 7 funds opened positions while 10 raised stakes. 3.97 million shares or 10.44% less from 4.43 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Goldman Sachs Grp holds 21,796 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Cetera Advisor Network Limited Liability Company holds 17,898 shares. Bb&T Limited Co reported 166,348 shares. Illinois-based Advisory has invested 0.08% in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Confluence Lc holds 0.04% or 163,980 shares in its portfolio. Wells Fargo & Mn has invested 0% in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Kemper holds 228,737 shares. Royal Bankshares Of Canada accumulated 0% or 700 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And reported 24,609 shares. Gsa Capital Prtn Llp invested in 0.01% or 11,500 shares. 114,352 are held by Stephens Incorporated Ar. Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag owns 800 shares. Advsrs Asset Incorporated holds 0.11% or 517,755 shares. Eagle Limited Company accumulated 0.01% or 30,171 shares. Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Ltd Liability Company holds 0.43% or 374,320 shares.

Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) is expected to pay $0.08 on Dec 28, 2017. The indicated annual dividend is $1.00. Shareholders owning the stock before Dec 19, 2017 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on Capitala Finance Corp.’s current price of $7.65, the dividend is 1.08 %. This dividend’s record date is Dec 20, 2017 and the announcement date is Oct 2, 2017. The stock increased 0.53% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $7.65. About 195,806 shares traded or 27.07% up from the average. Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) has risen 2.79% since December 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.91% the S&P500.

Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Capitala Finance (NASDAQ:CPTA), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Capitala Finance has $20 highest and $10.5 lowest target. $15.19’s average target is 98.56% above currents $7.65 stock price. Capitala Finance had 30 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, November 3 by Jefferies. Deutsche Bank maintained Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) on Friday, August 12 with “Buy” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $1500 target in Wednesday, May 31 report. The rating was downgraded by FBR Capital on Wednesday, May 11 to “Market Perform”. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Tuesday, August 8. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Sunday, July 23. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Stephens on Thursday, March 17. The stock of Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, March 10. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 6 by Ladenburg Thalmann. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $18 target in Wednesday, August 12 report.

More notable recent Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Capitala Finance Corp. Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results” on August 07, 2017, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Capitala Finance Corp. Schedules Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release, Podcast …” published on October 11, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Capitala Finance: The Monthly 10%+ Yield Dividend Is A Coin Flip” on July 23, 2017. More interesting news about Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Capitala Finance Corp’s (CPTA) CEO Joe Alala on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings …” published on March 08, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Capitala Finance: A Look Inside Its Credit Troubles” with publication date: September 12, 2017.

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