BidaskClub upgraded shares of Golub Capital BDC (NASDAQ:GBDC) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report released on Monday.

A number of other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. ValuEngine raised Golub Capital BDC from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Saturday, December 9th. Zacks Investment Research cut Golub Capital BDC from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Thursday, November 23rd. Finally, National Securities reissued a neutral rating and issued a $19.00 price target on shares of Golub Capital BDC in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $19.88.

Golub Capital BDC (NASDAQ GBDC) opened at $17.88 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,084.90, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.50, a P/E/G ratio of 1.42 and a beta of 0.65. Golub Capital BDC has a 1-year low of $17.35 and a 1-year high of $20.50. The company has a current ratio of 3.56, a quick ratio of 3.56 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.81.

Golub Capital BDC (NASDAQ:GBDC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 7th. The investment management company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.32. The firm had revenue of $36.45 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $35.22 million. Golub Capital BDC had a return on equity of 7.98% and a net margin of 58.64%. Golub Capital BDC’s revenue was up 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.34 earnings per share. analysts predict that Golub Capital BDC will post 1.28 EPS for the current year.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC grew its position in shares of Golub Capital BDC by 1.3% in the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 48,591 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $220,000 after purchasing an additional 631 shares during the period. GSA Capital Partners LLP grew its position in shares of Golub Capital BDC by 6.3% in the second quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 18,608 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $356,000 after purchasing an additional 1,108 shares during the period. Bank of The Ozarks grew its position in shares of Golub Capital BDC by 12.7% in the fourth quarter. Bank of The Ozarks now owns 27,065 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $493,000 after purchasing an additional 3,060 shares during the period. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd grew its position in shares of Golub Capital BDC by 13.2% in the third quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd now owns 26,575 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $500,000 after purchasing an additional 3,098 shares during the period. Finally, Global X MANAGEMENT CO LLC grew its position in shares of Golub Capital BDC by 48.4% in the third quarter. Global X MANAGEMENT CO LLC now owns 9,981 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $188,000 after purchasing an additional 3,253 shares during the period. 40.42% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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Golub Capital BDC Company Profile

Golub Capital BDC, Inc is an externally managed, non-diversified, closed-end, management investment company. The Company’s investment objective is to generate current income and capital appreciation by investing primarily in senior secured and one stop loans of the United States middle-market companies.

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