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How to buy Crescent Capital BDC stock | $20.47

Learn how to easily invest in Crescent Capital BDC stock.

Crescent Capital BDC Inc is an asset management business based in the US. Crescent Capital BDC shares (CCAP) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Crescent Capital BDC stock price (NASDAQ: CCAP)

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Crescent Capital BDC shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$20.47
52-week range$11.27 - $21.48
50-day moving average $19.18
200-day moving average $18.74
Wall St. target price$18.83
PE ratio 4.6393
Dividend yield $1.64 (8.03%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.51

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Is it a good time to buy Crescent Capital BDC stock?

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Crescent Capital BDC price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $20.47 from 2021-10-20

1 week (2021-10-14) 0.20%
1 month (2021-09-21) 7.74%
3 months (2021-07-21) 8.31%
6 months (2021-04-21) 9.00%
1 year (2020-10-21) 60.55%
2 years (2019-10-17) N/A
3 years (2018-10-17) N/A
5 years (2016-10-17) N/A

Is Crescent Capital BDC under- or over-valued?

Valuing Crescent Capital BDC stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Crescent Capital BDC's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Crescent Capital BDC's P/E ratio

Crescent Capital BDC's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 5x. In other words, Crescent Capital BDC shares trade at around 5x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Crescent Capital BDC's PEG ratio

Crescent Capital BDC's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.0122. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Crescent Capital BDC's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Crescent Capital BDC financials

Revenue TTM $82.8 million
Operating margin TTM 79.1%
Gross profit TTM $77.1 million
Return on assets TTM 3.99%
Return on equity TTM 23.05%
Profit margin 153.26%
Book value $20.98
Market capitalisation $588.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Crescent Capital BDC shares

There are currently 49,617 Crescent Capital BDC shares held short by investors – that's known as Crescent Capital BDC's "short interest". This figure is 40.8% up from 35,230 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Crescent Capital BDC shares can be evaluated.

Crescent Capital BDC's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Crescent Capital BDC's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Crescent Capital BDC shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Crescent Capital BDC shares traded daily (recently around 97288.235294118). Crescent Capital BDC's SIR currently stands at 0.51. In other words for every 100,000 Crescent Capital BDC shares traded daily on the market, roughly 510 shares are currently held short.

However Crescent Capital BDC's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Crescent Capital BDC shares, or, against the total number of tradable Crescent Capital BDC shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Crescent Capital BDC's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Crescent Capital BDC shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0018% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Crescent Capital BDC shares, roughly 2 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Crescent Capital BDC.

Find out more about how you can short Crescent Capital BDC stock.

Crescent Capital BDC share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 96.47% of net profits

Recently Crescent Capital BDC has paid out, on average, around 96.47% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 7.85% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Crescent Capital BDC shareholders could enjoy a 7.85% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Crescent Capital BDC's case, that would currently equate to about $1.64 per share.

Crescent Capital BDC's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Crescent Capital BDC's most recent dividend payout was on 14 October 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 September 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Crescent Capital BDC overview

Crescent Capital BDC, Inc. is a business development company. The fund focuses on originating and investing in the debt of middle market companies. It typically focuses on companies based in United States. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Crescent Capital BDC is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 16.23% of Crescent Capital BDC shares are held by insiders and 56.789% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Crescent Capital BDC?
Crescent Capital BDC's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Crescent Capital BDC based?
Crescent Capital BDC's address is: , United States
What is Crescent Capital BDC's ISIN number?
Crescent Capital BDC's international securities identification number is: US2256551092
What is Crescent Capital BDC's CUSIP number?
Crescent Capital BDC's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 225655109

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