Capitala Finance Corp. (CPTA): Price and Financial Metrics

Capitala Finance Corp. (CPTA)

Today's Latest Price: $16.26 USD

0.17 (-1.03%)

Updated Jan 28 10:55am

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Ranked of 43 in Private Equity

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CPTA Stock Summary

  • For CPTA, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 98.19% of US equities we're observing.
  • The volatility of Capitala Finance Corp's share price is greater than that of 96.25% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Capitala Finance Corp's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 153.56%, greater than the shareholder yield of 98.15% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Capitala Finance Corp are GECC, OFS, GLAD, SLRC, and TSLX.
  • Visit CPTA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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CPTA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $16.26 52-week high $55.20
Prev. close $16.43 52-week low $8.40
Day low $16.07 Volume 7,353
Day high $16.45 Avg. volume 20,383
50-day MA $13.97 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $13.83 Market Cap 44.08M

Capitala Finance Corp. (CPTA) Company Bio

Capitala Finance Corp. is a Business Development Company specializing in investments in traditional mezzanine, senior subordinated and unitranche debt, second-lien loans, equity investments in sponsored and non-sponsored lower and traditional middle market companies. The fund targets companies in the business services, manufacturing, consumer and retail, energy, and health-care industries. It typically considers investments in the United States. The fund invests $5-$50 million per transaction in companies with greater than $4.5 million of TTM EBITDA. It may also invest in first-lien, senior secured positions in "stretch" senior secured loans. The company is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

CPTA Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$16.26$22.88 39%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Capitala Finance Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Capitala Finance Corp ranked in the 58th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Capitala Finance Corp ended up being:

  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than only 23.78% of its sector Financial Services.
  • Capitala Finance Corp's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than only 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • Capitala Finance Corp's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -1.18. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 19.63% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

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AINV, CNA, WRLD, AFL, and TSLX can be thought of as valuation peers to CPTA, in the sense that they are in the Financial Services sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest CPTA News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Capitala Finance Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CPTA as an investment opportunity.

Capitala Group Announces Investment in American Landscaping Partners, LLC

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capitala Group (“Capitala”), a provider of capital to lower middle market companies, announced today that it recently originated a combination of a senior secured debt facility and minority equity totaling $35.9 million to support Cold Bore Capital in the formation of American Landscaping Partners, LLC (“ALP”). Based out of Nashville, TN, ALP is an owner and operator of residential and commercial landscaping services businesses across the United States. Capitala’s investment will help fund the company’s next phase of growth as it looks to acquire additional landscaping companies across the country. About Capitala Group Capitala Group is an asset management firm that has been providing capital to lower middle market companies throughout ...

Yahoo | January 19, 2021

Ouster to Go Public Through Merger With Colonnade SPAC

Ouster, a producer of lidar technology, which is essential to autonomous driving, will go public in a SPAC merger with Colonnade.

Yahoo | December 22, 2020

Why These 3 Lidar Stocks Spiked Today

The stock of Colonnade Acquisition (NYSE: CLA) is soaring this morning, and bringing other lidar-sensor makers along. Shares of Colonnade, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), were up 44% as of 10:50 a.m. EST on Tuesday. Shares of Luminar Technologies (NASDAQ: LAZR) and Velodyne Lidar (NASDAQ: VLDR) had moved 12% and 21% higher, respectively.

Yahoo | December 22, 2020

Lidar start-up Ouster agrees $1.9 bln deal to go public

The deal values San Francisco-based Ouster at around $1.9 billion and makes it the fifth lidar manufacturer this year to agree a SPAC merger to go public, following on from Velodyne Lidar Inc, Luminar, Innoviz and Aeva. Ouster sees its digital lidar technology as having practical applications beyond autonomous vehicles and extending to areas such as drones, smart cities and robotics, according to company co-founder and Chief Executive Angus Pacala.

Yahoo | December 22, 2020

Capitala Group’s Partnership with Veteran Leadership is a Prescription for Success

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capitala Group (“Capitala”), a leading provider of capital to lower middle market companies, announced today that it has successfully exited its senior secured debt and minority equity investment in Option Rx, an owner and operator of specialty compounding pharmacies across the United States. Originally provided in partnership with Cold Bore Capital, the investment funded the company’s next phase of growth as it acquired specialty pharmacies across the country. Based out of Nashville, TN, Optio Rx currently specializes in providing medication and care in the fertility, veterinary, dermatology, hormone replacement and hospice industries.“Everyone at Capitala is especially proud to announce this successful exit today, as we celebrate Vet...

Yahoo | November 11, 2020

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CPTA Price Returns

1-mo 12.53%
3-mo 87.11%
6-mo 23.74%
1-year -67.30%
3-year -54.92%
5-year -57.83%
YTD 12.84%
2020 -71.26%
2019 35.09%
2018 11.29%
2017 -36.22%
2016 23.00%

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