Barings BDC, Inc. (BBDC): Price and Financial Metrics

Barings BDC, Inc. (BBDC): $9.51

0.20 (+2.15%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where BBDC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 72.46% of US stocks.
  • BBDC's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • BBDC's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 1.14% of US stocks).

BBDC Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Barings BDC Inc is higher than it is for about 98.37% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, BBDC has reported earnings growth of 840.02%, putting it ahead of 97.42% of US stocks in our set.
  • The volatility of Barings BDC Inc's share price is greater than that of only 0.94% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Barings BDC Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be NAVI, MFA, BLX, CHMI, and BCS.
  • BBDC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Barings BDC Inc's official web site, go to

BBDC Valuation Summary

  • BBDC's EV/EBIT ratio is 14.7; this is 70.93% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • BBDC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 8.1 over the prior 174 months.
  • Over the past 174 months, BBDC's price/sales ratio has gone down 6.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BBDC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BBDC 2021-07-02 8.4 1.0 4.9 11.6
BBDC 2017-03-20 6.7 1.3 22.4 34.5
BBDC 2015-07-10 6.8 1.5 31.4 41.1
BBDC 2012-05-16 7.9 1.3 9.6 11.9
BBDC 2011-11-01 6.1 1.2 7.3 11.0
BBDC 2009-06-04 3.4 0.9 13.0 28.4

BBDC Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -66.18%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -66.18%.
  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -95.24%.
Over the past 15 months, BBDC's revenue has gone up $65,784,078.

The table below shows BBDC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 135.3354 -396.5524 77.68543
2021-09-30 118.6131 -338.8273 88.9789
2021-06-30 99.95843 -477.077 117.7461
2021-03-31 82.9447 -339.2066 143.1868
2020-12-31 71.03107 -218.1305 8.176793
2020-09-30 69.5513 -10.45884 -4.008632

BBDC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • BBDC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 44.35% of graded US stocks.
  • BBDC's asset turnover comes in at 0.062 -- ranking 69th of 428 Banking stocks.
  • LOB, NBHC, and GLG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with BBDC.

The table below shows BBDC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.062 0.599 0.047
2021-03-31 0.058 0.573 0.065
2020-12-31 0.056 0.520 0.004
2020-09-30 0.060 0.496 -0.002
2020-06-30 0.063 0.477 -0.024
2020-03-31 0.063 0.476 -0.048

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BBDC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $9.51 52-week high $11.55
Prev. close $9.31 52-week low $9.18
Day low $9.26 Volume 366,500
Day high $9.52 Avg. volume 588,974
50-day MA $10.03 Dividend yield 10.09%
200-day MA $10.65 Market Cap 1.06B

Barings BDC, Inc. (BBDC) Company Bio

Barings BDC, Inc. (NYSE: BBDC) is a publicly traded, externally managed investment company that has elected to be treated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940. Barings BDC seeks to invest primarily in senior secured loans to private U.S. middle-market companies that operate across a wide range of industries. It specializes in mezzanine, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, ESOPs, change of control transactions, acquisition financings, growth financing, and recapitalizations in lower middle market, mature, and later stage companies. Barings BDC's investment activities are managed by its investment adviser, Barings LLC, a leading global asset manager based in Charlotte, NC with over $335 billion of AUM firm-wide. For more information, visit

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Barings BDC, Inc. (NYSE: BBDC) ("Barings BDC") announced today the closing of the previously announced merger with Sierra Income Corporation ("Sierra"). The combined company, which will remain externally managed by Barings LLC, is expected to have more than $2.7 billion of assets under management on a pro forma basis.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Barings BDC, Inc. (BBDC) Q4 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Barings BDC, Inc. conference call for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2021. As we typically do, Ian, Bryan and Jon will review details of our portfolio and fourth quarter results in a moment, but I'll start off with some high-level comments about the quarter.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022


Barings BDC, Inc. (NYSE: BBDC) ("Barings BDC," or the "Company") today reported its financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2021.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Could The Barings BDC, Inc. (NYSE:BBDC) Ownership Structure Tell Us Something Useful?

The big shareholder groups in Barings BDC, Inc. ( NYSE:BBDC ) have power over the company. Generally speaking, as a...

Yahoo | February 10, 2022

Barings BDC raises dividend by ~5% to $0.23

Barings BDC (NYSE:BBDC) declares $0.23/share quarterly dividend, 4.5% increase from prior dividend of $0.22.Forward yield 8.38%Payable Feb. 23; for shareholders of record Feb.

Seeking Alpha | February 1, 2022

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BBDC Price Returns

1-mo -7.03%
3-mo -7.12%
6-mo -9.63%
1-year -3.59%
3-year 21.03%
5-year -10.93%
YTD -9.79%
2021 29.31%
2020 -3.48%
2019 20.40%
2018 15.30%
2017 -42.06%

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