Of note is the ratio of Gladstone Investment Corporation's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.5% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
With a year-over-year growth in debt of -83.14%, Gladstone Investment Corporation's debt growth rate surpasses just 2.84% of about US stocks.
Gladstone Investment Corporation's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 33.35%, greater than the shareholder yield of 88.4% of stocks in our set.
If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Gladstone Investment Corporation, a group of peers worth examining would be BRFS, GRAM, CENX, SKYS, and MT.
Gladstone Investment Corporation - Business Development Company (GAIN) Company Bio
Gladstone Investment Corporation is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Company's investment objectives are to achieve and grow current income by investing in debt securities of established businesses that it believes will provide stable earnings and cash flow to pay expenses, make principal and interest payments on its outstanding indebtedness and make distributions to stockholders that grow over time, and provide its stockholders with long-term capital appreciation in the value of its assets by investing in equity securities. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in McLean, Virginia.
GAIN Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Gladstone Investment Corporation. To summarize, we found that Gladstone Investment Corporation ranked in the 98th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. As the table below shows, the model suggests the stock is dramatically undervalued -- investors should note, though, that such returns are always unlikely and not to be expected. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for GAIN, they are:
In the past 3.72 years, Gladstone Investment Corporation has a compound free cash flow growth rate of 1.29%; that's higher than 96.62% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Financial Services sector.
The business' balance sheet suggests that 3% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than merely 10.6% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
Gladstone Investment Corporation's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than merely 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
QIWI, TPRE, JRVR, ELVT, and AEL can be thought of as valuation peers to GAIN, in the sense that they are in the Financial Services sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.