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How to buy Stellus Capital Investment stock

Learn how to easily invest in Stellus Capital Investment stock.

Stellus Capital Investment is an asset management business based in the US. Stellus Capital Investment shares (SCM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Stellus Capital Investment stock price (NYSE: SCM)

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Stellus Capital Investment shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-02.
Latest market close$11.44
52-week range$10.91 - $13.82
50-day moving average $12.63
200-day moving average $13.34
Wall St. target price$14.50
PE ratio 6.5747
Dividend yield $1.08 (10%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.74

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Stellus Capital Investment price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $11.44 from 2022-07-01

1 week (2022-06-24) 0.18%
1 month (2022-06-03) -9.78%
3 months (2022-04-01) -17.99%
6 months (2022-01-03) -14.24%
1 year (2021-07-02) -11.39%
2 years (2020-07-02) 41.76%
3 years (2019-07-03) 13.88
5 years (2017-07-03) 13.71

Is Stellus Capital Investment stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Stellus Capital Investment's P/E ratio

Stellus Capital Investment's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 7x. In other words, Stellus Capital Investment shares trade at around 7x 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.

Stellus Capital Investment financials

Revenue TTM $65.2 million
Operating margin TTM 62.38%
Gross profit TTM $63.7 million
Return on assets TTM 3.15%
Return on equity TTM 12.13%
Profit margin 51.94%
Book value $14.59
Market capitalisation $223.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Stellus Capital Investment share dividends

44%

Dividend payout ratio: 43.89% of net profits

Recently Stellus Capital Investment has paid out, on average, around 43.89% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 10% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Stellus Capital Investment shareholders could enjoy a 10% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Stellus Capital Investment's case, that would currently equate to about $1.08 per share.

While Stellus Capital Investment's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Stellus Capital Investment may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Stellus Capital Investment's most recent dividend payout was on 14 July 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 June 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Stellus Capital Investment's shares ever split?

Stellus Capital Investment's shares were split on a 10043:1000 basis on 12 January 2014. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 10043 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Stellus Capital Investment shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 90% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Stellus Capital Investment shares which in turn could have impacted Stellus Capital Investment's share price.

Stellus Capital Investment share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Stellus Capital Investment's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.9125 up to $13.8249. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SCM.US volatility(beta: 1.18)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Stellus Capital Investment's is 1.1815. This would suggest that Stellus Capital Investment'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).

Stellus Capital Investment overview

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation is a business development company specializing in investments in private middle-market companies. It invests through first lien, second lien, unitranche, and mezzanine debt financing, often with a corresponding equity investment. The fund prefers to invest in US and Canada. The fund seeks to invest in companies with an EBITDA between $5 million and $50 million. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Stellus Capital Investment is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 5.545% of Stellus Capital Investment shares are held by insiders and 16.929% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Stellus Capital Investment?
Stellus Capital Investment's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Stellus Capital Investment based?
Stellus Capital Investment's address is: 4400 Post Oak Parkway, Houston, TX, United States, 77027
What is Stellus Capital Investment's ISIN number?
Stellus Capital Investment's international securities identification number is: US8585681088
What is Stellus Capital Investment's CUSIP number?
Stellus Capital Investment's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 858568108

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