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Golub Capital BDC, Inc is an asset management business based in the US. Golub Capital BDC shares (GBDC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.
|52-week range||$8.78 - $15.77|
|50-day moving average||$15.11|
|200-day moving average||$14.36|
|Wall St. target price||$16.00|
|Dividend yield||$1.2 (7.65%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.65|
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Valuing Golub Capital BDC stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Golub Capital BDC's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Golub 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 24x. In other words, Golub Capital BDC shares trade at around 24x 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.
Golub Capital BDC's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.51. 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 Golub 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.
|Revenue TTM||$294.4 million|
|Operating margin TTM||72.35%|
|Gross profit TTM||$299 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.83%|
|Return on equity TTM||4.38%|
|Market capitalisation||$2.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 1.0 million Golub Capital BDC shares held short by investors – that's known as Golub Capital BDC's "short interest". This figure is 49.5% up from 693,113 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Golub Capital BDC shares can be evaluated.
Golub Capital BDC's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Golub Capital BDC shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Golub Capital BDC shares traded daily (recently around 595473.56321839). Golub Capital BDC's SIR currently stands at 1.74. In other words for every 100,000 Golub Capital BDC shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1740 shares are currently held short.
However Golub Capital BDC's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Golub Capital BDC shares, or, against the total number of tradable Golub Capital BDC shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Golub Capital BDC's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Golub Capital BDC shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0078% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Golub Capital BDC shares, roughly 8 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 Golub Capital BDC.
Find out more about how you can short Golub Capital BDC stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 1.24% of net profits
Recently Golub Capital BDC has paid out, on average, around 1.24% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 7.4% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Golub Capital BDC shareholders could enjoy a 7.4% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Golub Capital BDC's case, that would currently equate to about $1.2 per share.
While Golub Capital BDC's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Golub Capital BDC is investing more in its future growth.
Golub Capital BDC's most recent dividend payout was on 29 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 3 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Golub Capital BDC's shares were split on a 1021:1000 basis on 12 April 2020. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1021 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Golub Capital BDC shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 2.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Golub Capital BDC shares which in turn could have impacted Golub Capital BDC's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Golub Capital BDC's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.7826 up to $15.77. 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 Golub Capital BDC's is 0.7198. This would suggest that Golub Capital BDC's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Golub Capital BDC, Inc. is a business development company and operates as an externally managed closed-end non-diversified management investment company. It invests in debt and minority equity investments in middle-market companies that are, in most cases, sponsored by private equity investors. The company seeks to invest in the United States. It primarily invests in senior secured, one stop, unitranche, second lien, subordinated and mezzanine loans of middle-market companies, and warrants. .
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