Press coverage about Golub Capital BDC (NASDAQ:GBDC) has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Golub Capital BDC earned a coverage optimism score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 46.0275395054846 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. National Securities restated a “neutral” rating and set a $19.00 target price on shares of Golub Capital BDC in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. BidaskClub lowered Golub Capital BDC from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Golub Capital BDC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $20.00 price target on shares of Golub Capital BDC and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, October 6th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $19.88.
Shares of Golub Capital BDC (NASDAQ:GBDC) opened at $19.09 on Wednesday. Golub Capital BDC has a 1-year low of $17.50 and a 1-year high of $20.50. The company has a quick ratio of 1.87, a current ratio of 1.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93. The company has a market cap of $1,129.06, a PE ratio of 14.50, a PEG ratio of 1.47 and a beta of 0.67.
In other news, Director William M. Iv Webster purchased 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 1st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $18.46 per share, with a total value of $92,300.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 136,514 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,520,048.44. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Corporate insiders own 2.40% of the company’s stock.
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About Golub Capital BDC
Golub Capital BDC, Inc is an externally managed, non-diversified, closed-end, management investment company. 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.
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