Bain Capital Specialty Finance Inc. (NYSE:BCSF) finished Friday with a subtraction of -$0.1 to close at $11.90, a downside of -0.83 percent. An average of 359,920 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a fall of -$0.53 in the past week, and it reached a new high 16 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 234,460 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 211,028.
BCSF stock has decreased by -11.98% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $11.80 on 12/30/22. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 03/03/22, shares of the company touched a low of $11.51 and a high of $16.28 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 15 times so far this year and lost -21.76% or -$3.31 in price. In spite of this, the price is down -26.93% from the 52-week high.
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Bain Capital Specialty Finance Inc. (BCSF) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 9.12. The stock’s beta is 1.27. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 3.58, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 0.70.
The company has a payout ratio of 104.20%. The company’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was $0.36 a share, representing a up of 5.88% from $0.34 last year. Its latest increase dividend $0.02 reported on Wednesday November 9 2022.
Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 1.24 and a total debt to equity ratio of 1.24 for the quarter ending September 29. Its gross profit as reported stood at $118.88 million compared to revenue of $197.39 million.
For investors, determining the potential profitability of the investment also depends on the performance of the company’s management. In the past 12 months, Bain Capital Specialty Finance Inc.’s return on assets was 3.40%.
The analyst consensus anticipated Bain Capital Specialty Finance Inc.’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $0.35 per share, but it turned out to be $0.53, a 51.40% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $48.44 million. Shareholders own equity worth $64.56 million.
From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at Bain Capital Specialty Finance Inc. (BCSF) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 30 December was 20.89%, suggesting the stock is oversold, with historical volatility in this time frame at 12.55%.
As of today, BCSF’s price is $12.22 -4.26% or -$0.53 from its 5-day moving average. BCSF is currently trading -10.79% lower than its 20-day SMA and -17.48% lower than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is -1.08% below the SMA50 and -24.06% below the SMA200.
The stochastic %K and %D were 8.06% and 12.07%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 0.28. With the 14-day stochastic at 7.30% and the average true range at 0.29, the RSI (14) stands at 28.42%. The stock has reached -0.29 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at -0.48.
Wells Fargo downgraded Bain Capital Specialty Finance Inc. (NYSE: BCSF) to a an Underweight rating in its most recent analyst report. Previously, the stock was rated as an Equal weight. The consensus rating for Bain Capital Specialty Finance Inc. (BCSF) among analysts is Underweight. According to current brokerage recommendations, 1 brokerage firm advise that investors sell BCSF, while 3 suggest investors hold. There are 0 analysts who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 0 analysts, while 0 others rate it as a “buy”.
What is BCSF’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts predict a range of price targets between $11.00 and $15.00, with a median target of $14.50. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for Bain Capital Specialty Finance Inc. (BCSF) stock is $13.75.