Virtu KCG Holdings LLC purchased a new position in shares of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm purchased 75,703 shares of the asset manager’s stock, valued at approximately $567,000.

Other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Eagle Global Advisors LLC purchased a new position in BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation during the second quarter worth $100,000. Nine Chapters Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation in the second quarter valued at $102,000. Global X Management Co. LLC grew its position in shares of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation by 50.1% in the first quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC now owns 15,018 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $113,000 after purchasing an additional 5,012 shares during the period. Airain ltd purchased a new stake in shares of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation in the second quarter valued at $123,000. Finally, GSA Capital Partners LLP purchased a new stake in shares of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation in the second quarter valued at $127,000. 28.99% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (BKCC) opened at 7.45 on Monday. BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation has a 12-month low of $6.75 and a 12-month high of $8.15. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $7.27 and its 200 day moving average price is $7.43.

BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The asset manager reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by ($0.02). The firm had revenue of $25.24 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $24.94 million. BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation had a positive return on equity of 7.20% and a negative net margin of 5.04%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.30 EPS. On average, analysts predict that BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation will post $0.84 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 2nd. Investors of record on Monday, September 18th were issued a $0.18 dividend. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 9.66%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 15th. BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently -1,028.57%.

BKCC has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. ValuEngine upgraded BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $8.00 price objective on BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, BidaskClub raised BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th.

About BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation

BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation is an externally-managed, non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Company’s investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through its debt and equity investments. The Company provides middle-market companies with a range of financing solutions, including senior and junior secured, unsecured and subordinated debt securities and loans, and equity securities.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC)

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