BlackRock Capital Investment (NASDAQ:BKCC): KBW Reaffirms Hold Rating Today, Has a Target of $7.5/Share

December 8, 2017 - By Kurt Siggers

 BlackRock Capital Investment (NASDAQ:BKCC): KBW Reaffirms Hold Rating Today, Has a Target of $7.5/Share

BlackRock Capital Investment (NASDAQ:BKCC) Rating Reaffirmed

They currently have a $7.5 price target on BlackRock Capital Investment (NASDAQ:BKCC). The target price by KBW would suggest a potential upside of 14.85 % from the company’s current price. This has been released in a report on Thursday, 5 October.

BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering BlackRock Kelso Capital (NASDAQ:BKCC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. BlackRock Kelso Capital has $11 highest and $7.0 lowest target. $8.83’s average target is 35.22% above currents $6.53 stock price. BlackRock Kelso Capital had 10 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Wednesday, August 19. The stock of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, November 9. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, October 5 with “Hold”. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, November 1 report. DA Davidson downgraded BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) rating on Thursday, April 28. DA Davidson has “Neutral” rating and $9 target. Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded it to “Market Perform” rating and $9.50 target in Friday, February 19 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, August 14 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, June 14 by Citigroup. The rating was initiated by DA Davidson with “Buy” on Wednesday, September 30.

The stock increased 0.15% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $6.53. About 390,930 shares traded or 24.23% up from the average. BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) has risen 2.85% since December 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.85% the S&P500.

Analysts await BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) to report earnings on March, 14. They expect $0.18 earnings per share, down 30.77 % or $0.08 from last year’s $0.26 per share. BKCC’s profit will be $13.17 million for 9.07 P/E if the $0.18 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.16 actual earnings per share reported by BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.50 % EPS growth.

More notable recent BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation Announces Expiration and Final …” on September 26, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “BlackRock Capital’s (BKCC) CEO Michael Zugay on Q3 2017 Results – Earnings …” published on November 09, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Identifying Risk In BDCs: BlackRock Capital Investment” on August 21, 2017. More interesting news about BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation Commences Tender Offer for Any and …” published on August 28, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (BKCC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for …” with publication date: September 14, 2017.

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