Last Week, Carlyle Secured Lending Inc. (CGBD) Recorded A Gain Of $50.68


As of Wednesday close, Carlyle Secured Lending Inc.’s (NASDAQ:CGBD) stock traded at $14.40. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 279,000 shares. 3 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $0.30 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 290,405, while in the previous 50 days, it was 275,688.

Since last month, CGBD stock rose 15.57%. Shares of the company fell to $12.06 on 10/24/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $14.78 was reached on 03/29/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $11.23. Since the beginning of this year, CGBD’s stock price has risen by 6.60% or $0.67, and marked a new high 17 times. However, the stock has declined by -2.56% since its 52-week high.

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CGBD stock investors should be aware that Carlyle Secured Lending Inc. (CGBD) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 8 days ago on Nov 16. Hadley Michael, the VP and Head of Underwriting of the company, purchased of 1,500 shares for $14.18 on Nov 16. It resulted in a $21,274 investment by the insider. LeeKong Aren C. added 8,900 shares at an average price of $14.03 on Nov 15. The insider now owns 12,470 shares following the transaction. On Nov 15, CFO Hennigan Thomas M bought 2,315 shares at $13.90 apiece. The transaction was valued at $32,174.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Carlyle Secured Lending Inc. (CGBD) has a P/E ratio of about 8.03. The stock’s beta is 1.70. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 3.80, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 0.84, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 17.72 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.44 per share was paid out, which is 10.0% more than last year’s $0.40. On Monday October 31 2022, a $0.04 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending September 29 was 1.20, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 1.20. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 54.50% percent. In the year ended September 29, operating margins totaled 51.70%. Based on annual data, CGBD earned $87.63 million in gross profit and brought in $171.24 million in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 4.50%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 11.60%.

According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. While analysts expected Carlyle Secured Lending Inc. to report $0.41 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.58 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 41.50%. During the quarter, the company generated $37.88 million in EBITDA. The value of shareholders’ equity is $51.36 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Carlyle Secured Lending Inc.’s (CGBD) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 19.23%, the RSI 9-day stood at 75.48% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Carlyle Secured Lending Inc. price is up by +2.13% percent or $0.30. At present, CGBD shares trade +16.04% above its 20-day simple moving average and +10.94% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +3.23% above its SMA50 and +1.27% above its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 97.47% and Stochastic coefficient D was 96.29%, while ATR was 0.30. Given the Stochastic reading of 98.53% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 70.66%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 0.24, while the 14-day reading stands at 0.60.

Analyst Ratings

Carlyle Secured Lending Inc. downgraded its rating on Carlyle Secured Lending Inc. (NASDAQ: CGBD) to a Neutral in a note to investors on September 06, 2022. The analysts firm previously had an Overweight rating on the stock.Carlyle Secured Lending Inc. (CGBD) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, CGBD is a sell, and 3 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate Carlyle Secured Lending Inc. stock as buy, with 2 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $15.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $13.00 – $16.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Carlyle Secured Lending Inc. (CGBD) will achieve an average price target of $14.70.


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