Capitala Finance Corp (NASDAQ:CPTA) Sellers Reduced By 26.6% Their Shorts

April 16, 2018 - By Loretta Love

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Big Money Sentiment increased to 1.43 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.48, from 2017Q3’s 0.95. The ratio increased due to Capitala Finance Corp. positioning: 6 sold and 8 reduced. 9 funds acquired holdings and 11 increased holdings. Investors holded 2.53 million in 2017Q3 but now own 2.22 million shares or 12.04% less.
Us Financial Bank De holds 0% or 500 shs in its capital. Carroll Fincl Associate Incorporated reported 130,945 shs. Hudock Cap Grp Inc Ltd Company has invested 0% in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). California Pub Employees Retirement reported 40,000 shs. Kemper has 228,737 shs. 50,000 were accumulated by Ancora Advisors Ltd. Geode Cap Management Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 0% or 16,765 shs. Deutsche Financial Bank Ag holds 0% or 1,900 shs in its capital. Macquarie reported 14,200 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Jpmorgan Chase And Company owns 21,319 shs. Royal National Bank Of Canada, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 400 shs. Oppenheimer And Inc has invested 0.01% in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Regent Management Ltd Llc has invested 0.13% in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Susquehanna Int Group Inc Llp accumulated 0% or 21,236 shs. Balyasny Asset Lc stated it has 12,579 shs.

Capitala Finance Corp. registered $42,642 net activity with 2 buys and 0 insider sales since March 22, 2018.

Change of 26.6% for Capitala Finance Corp (NASDAQ:CPTA)’s short interest was reported. FINRA announced in April CPTA’s total 77,800 short interest. The 106,000 previous shares are down with 26.6%. Former CPTA’s position will need 1 days to recover. It has 130,100 average volume.

The stock increased 1.79% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $7.97.Currently Capitala Finance Corp. is downtrending after 46.31% change in last April 16, 2017. CPTA has 41,485 shares volume. CPTA underperformed by 57.86% the S&P 500.

Capitala Finance Corp. is a Business Development Company specializing in traditional mezzanine, senior subordinated and unitranche debt, first-lien and second-lien loans, equity investments in sponsored and non-sponsored lower and traditional middle market companies.The firm is valued at $127.19 million. The fund targets companies in the business services, commercial and professional services, manufacturing, consumer and retail, energy, and health-care industries.The P/E ratio is 74.49. It typically considers investments in the United States.

Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 2 have positions in Capitala Finance (NASDAQ:CPTA) as follows: 0 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 2 with “Hold”. The positive are 0. Since October 22, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Capitala Finance has 3 analyst reports. On Sunday, October 22 the rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. On Friday, November 3 the stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies. The stock rating was downgraded by Jefferies to “Hold” on Thursday, November 16.

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