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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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  3. Search for First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: FCRD. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC share price

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First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-23.
52-week rangeUSD$1.4186 - USD$5.1283
50-day moving average USD$3.7291
200-day moving average USD$3.2759
Wall St. target priceUSD$4.25
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield USD$0.51 (12.75%)
Earnings per share (TTM) N/A

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First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC financials

Revenue TTM USD$32.4 million
Operating margin TTM 76.88%
Gross profit TTM USD$52.5 million
Return on assets TTM 3.86%
Return on equity TTM -23.56%
Profit margin -161.12%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation USD$121.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC shares

There are currently 44,547 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 9.5% down from 49,243 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 75503.389830508). First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC's SIR currently stands at 0.59. In other words for every 100,000 First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC shares traded daily on the market, roughly 590 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 0.0018% 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 $1.4186 up to $5.1283. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FCRD.US volatility(beta: 1.78)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 1.7801. 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. It seeks to invest in outsourced business services, healthcare, financials, retailing, media, and consumer discretionary. The fund may make direct equity investments, including equity investments into or through funds, and also selectively invest in syndicated first lien secured loans, including unitranche investments. It seeks to invest between $10 million and $25 million of capital per transaction in companies with annual revenues ranging from $25 million to $500 million and annual EBITDA between $5 million and $25 million. The fund prefers to be a lead or sole investor in a transaction.

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