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How to buy New Mountain Finance Corporation stock

Learn how to easily invest in New Mountain Finance Corporation stock.

New Mountain Finance Corporation is an asset management business based in the US. New Mountain Finance Corporation shares (NMFC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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New Mountain Finance Corporation stock price (NASDAQ: NMFC)

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New Mountain Finance Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-10-03.
Latest market close$12.20
52-week range$10.84 - $13.36
50-day moving average $12.88
200-day moving average $13.08
Wall St. target price$13.67
PE ratio 9.5289
Dividend yield $1.2 (10.41%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.21

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New Mountain Finance Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $12.2 from 2022-10-04

1 week (2022-09-29) 8.35%
1 month (2022-09-06) -5.72%
3 months (2022-07-06) 0.16%
6 months (2022-04-06) -10.43%
1 year (2021-10-06) -8.61%
2 years (2020-10-06) 24.87%
3 years (2019-10-04) 13.38
5 years (2017-10-06) 14.25

Is New Mountain Finance Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

New Mountain Finance Corporation's P/E ratio

New Mountain Finance 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 10x. In other words, New Mountain Finance Corporation shares trade at around 10x 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.

New Mountain Finance Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $278.8 million
Operating margin TTM 70.86%
Gross profit TTM $271 million
Return on assets TTM 3.75%
Return on equity TTM 9.59%
Profit margin 45.29%
Book value $13.42
Market capitalisation $1.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

New Mountain Finance Corporation share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 107.14% of net profits

Recently New Mountain Finance Corporation has paid out, on average, around 107.14% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 10.41% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), New Mountain Finance Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 10.41% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In New Mountain Finance Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.2 per share.

New Mountain Finance Corporation'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.

New Mountain Finance Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 30 September 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 15 September 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have New Mountain Finance Corporation's shares ever split?

New Mountain Finance Corporation's shares were split on 16 August 2013.

New Mountain Finance Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, New Mountain Finance Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.835 up to $13.3611. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NMFC.US volatility(beta: 1.21)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 New Mountain Finance Corporation's is 1.2125. This would suggest that New Mountain Finance Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

New Mountain Finance Corporation overview

New Mountain Finance Corporation (Nasdaq: NMFC), a business development company is a private equity / buyouts and loan fund specializes in directly investing and lending to middle market companies in "defensive growth" industries. The fund prefers investing in buyout and middle market companies. It also makes investments in debt securities at all levels of the capital structure including first and second lien debt, unsecured notes and mezzanine securities. In some cases, its investments may also include equity interests. It targets energy, specialty chemicals and materials, trading companies and distributors, commercial printing, diversified support services, education services, environmental and facilities services, office services and supplies, media, distributors, health care services, health care facilities, application software, business services, systems software, federal services, distribution and logistics, interactive home entertainment, telecommunication services, hydroelectric power generation, electric power generation by fossil fuels, electric power generation by nuclear fuels, health care technology, and security and alarm services. The fund seeks to invest in United States of America. It seeks to invest between $10 million and $50 million per transaction.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of New Mountain Finance Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 10.048% of New Mountain Finance Corporation shares are held by insiders and 32.654% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for New Mountain Finance Corporation?
New Mountain Finance Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is New Mountain Finance Corporation based?
New Mountain Finance Corporation's address is: 787 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY, United States, 10019
What is New Mountain Finance Corporation's ISIN number?
New Mountain Finance Corporation's international securities identification number is: US6475511001
What is New Mountain Finance Corporation's CUSIP number?
New Mountain Finance Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 647551100

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