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Gladstone Investment Corporation is an asset management business based in the US. Gladstone Investment Corporation shares (GAIN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.
|Latest market close||$14.08|
|52-week range||$7.73 - $14.76|
|50-day moving average||$14.44|
|200-day moving average||$13.07|
|Wall St. target price||$12.88|
|Dividend yield||$0.84 (5.87%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.28|
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|1 week (2021-07-20)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-07-01)||-3.03%|
|3 months (2021-04-30)||-1.05%|
|6 months (2021-01-27)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-27)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-27)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-27)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-27)||N/A|
Valuing Gladstone Investment Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Gladstone Investment Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Gladstone Investment Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Gladstone Investment Corporation shares trade at around 11x 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.
Gladstone Investment Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 5.7269. 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 Gladstone Investment Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
|Revenue TTM||$56.6 million|
|Operating margin TTM||57.93%|
|Gross profit TTM||$56.6 million|
|Return on assets TTM||3.36%|
|Return on equity TTM||11.3%|
|Market capitalisation||$475.8 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 427,552 Gladstone Investment Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Gladstone Investment Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 4.1% down from 445,953 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Gladstone Investment Corporation shares can be evaluated.
Gladstone Investment Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Gladstone Investment Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Gladstone Investment Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 126121.5339233). Gladstone Investment Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.39. In other words for every 100,000 Gladstone Investment Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3390 shares are currently held short.
However Gladstone Investment Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Gladstone Investment Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Gladstone Investment Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Gladstone Investment Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Gladstone Investment Corporation shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0132% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Gladstone Investment Corporation shares, roughly 13 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 Gladstone Investment Corporation.
Find out more about how you can short Gladstone Investment Corporation stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 19.15% of net profits
Recently Gladstone Investment Corporation has paid out, on average, around 19.15% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.89% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Gladstone Investment Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 5.89% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Gladstone Investment Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.84 per share.
While Gladstone Investment Corporation's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Gladstone Investment Corporation is investing more in its future growth.
Gladstone Investment Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 29 September 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 19 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Gladstone Investment Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.7308 up to $14.761. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Gladstone Investment Corporation's is 1.5229. This would suggest that Gladstone Investment Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Gladstone Investment Corporation specializes in lower middle market, mature stage, buyouts; refinancing existing debt; senior debt securities such as senior loans, senior term loans, lines of credit, and senior notes; senior subordinated debt securities such as senior subordinated loans and senior subordinated notes; junior subordinated debt securities such as subordinated notes and mezzanine loans; limited liability company interests, and warrants or options. The fund does not invest in start-ups. The fund seeks to invest in manufacturing, consumer products and business services/ distribution sector. It seeks to invest in small and mid-sized companies based in the United States. The fund prefers to make debt investments between $5 million and $30 million and equity investments between $10 million and $40 million in companies. The fund seeks to invest in companies with sales between $20 million and $100 million. The fund invests in companies with EBITDA from $3 million to $20 million.
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