News articles about Monroe Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:MRCC) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Monroe Capital Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.5281440701431 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Monroe Capital Corporation (NASDAQ MRCC) opened at $14.53 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a current ratio of 1.01. Monroe Capital Corporation has a one year low of $13.32 and a one year high of $16.20. The firm has a market cap of $295.10, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.41 and a beta of 0.58.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on MRCC. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Monroe Capital Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Monroe Capital Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services upgraded shares of Monroe Capital Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. National Securities restated a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 target price on shares of Monroe Capital Corporation in a research note on Monday, November 13th. Finally, TheStreet cut shares of Monroe Capital Corporation from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Friday, August 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $16.50.

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In related news, Chairman Theodore L. Koenig purchased 21,800 shares of Monroe Capital Corporation stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 7th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $13.61 per share, for a total transaction of $296,698.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders own 1.80% of the company’s stock.

About Monroe Capital Corporation

Monroe Capital Corporation is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Company is a specialty finance company focused on providing financing primarily to lower middle-market companies in the United States and Canada. The Company’s investment objective is to maximize the total return to its stockholders in the form of current income and capital appreciation primarily through investments in senior, unitranche and junior secured debt, and unsecured subordinated debt and equity.

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