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How to buy First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC stock

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First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC, Inc is an asset management business based in the US. First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC shares (FCRD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC share price

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First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$2.25 - $4.36
50-day moving average $4.11
200-day moving average $3.65
Wall St. target price$4.25
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.4 (9.26%)
Earnings per share (TTM) N/A

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Is it a good time to buy First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC stock?

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First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC financials

Revenue TTM $29.8 million
Operating margin TTM 78%
Gross profit TTM $29.8 million
Return on assets TTM 3.78%
Return on equity TTM -17.68%
Profit margin -123.13%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation $130.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC shares

There are currently 56,698 First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC shares held short by investors – that's known as First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC's "short interest". This figure is 50.5% up from 37,681 last month.

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

First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC shares traded daily (recently around 72689.743589744). First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC's SIR currently stands at 0.78. In other words for every 100,000 First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC shares traded daily on the market, roughly 780 shares are currently held short.

However First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC shares, or, against the total number of tradable First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0023% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable First Eagle Alternative 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 First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC.

Find out more about how you can short First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC stock.

First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC share dividends

We're not expecting First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.2488 up to $4.36. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FCRD.US volatility(beta: 1.79)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC's is 1.786. This would suggest that First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC overview

THL Credit, Inc. is a business development company specializing in direct and fund of fund investments. The fund seeks to invest in debt and equity securities of middle market companies. It seeks to invest in PIPES, growth, acquisition, market or product expansion, recapitalization, mature, and change of control transactions in both sponsored and unsponsored issuers. The fund does not intend to invest in start-up companies, operationally distressed situations, or companies with speculative business plans. The fund invests primarily in debt securities, including unsecured subordinated or mezzanine debt and second lien secured debt, which may include an associated equity component such as warrants, preferred stock, options to buy minority interest, and other similar securities. Its investments may also include high-yield bonds, private equity investments, securities of public companies that are broadly traded, and securities of non-United States companies.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 7.069% of First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC shares are held by insiders and 47.298% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC?
First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC based?
First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC's address is: 100 Federal Street, Boston, MA, United States, 02110
What is First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC's ISIN number?
First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC's international securities identification number is: US26943B1008

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