Nomura Holdings Inc. grew its position in shares of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) by 8.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 992,955 shares of the asset manager’s stock after buying an additional 76,925 shares during the quarter. Nomura Holdings Inc.’s holdings in BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation were worth $7,449,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of BKCC. Flaharty Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation during the first quarter worth about $8,393,000. Muzinich & Co. Inc. grew its stake in BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation by 17.8% during the second quarter. Muzinich & Co. Inc. now owns 2,668,880 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $19,990,000 after buying an additional 403,683 shares during the last quarter. UBS Group AG grew its stake in BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation by 29.6% during the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 1,337,516 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $10,098,000 after buying an additional 305,126 shares during the last quarter. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. grew its stake in BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation by 17.2% during the second quarter. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,129,189 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $8,458,000 after buying an additional 166,128 shares during the last quarter. Finally, PVG Asset Management Corp bought a new stake in BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation during the first quarter worth about $1,179,000. 28.99% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (BKCC) remained flat at $7.40 during mid-day trading on Wednesday. 96,791 shares of the company traded hands. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $7.28 and a 200 day moving average price of $7.43. BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation has a 52 week low of $6.75 and a 52 week high of $8.08. The company’s market capitalization is $540.58 million.

BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The asset manager reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.21 by ($0.02). The company had revenue of $25.24 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $24.94 million. BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation had a negative net margin of 5.04% and a positive return on equity of 7.20%. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.30 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation will post $0.84 EPS for the current 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 dividend of $0.18 per share. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 9.73%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 15th. BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -1,028.57%.

Several analysts have weighed in on BKCC shares. ValuEngine raised shares of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $8.00 price target on shares of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th.

BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation Company Profile

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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