Gladstone Investment Corporation - Business Development Company (GAIN): Price and Financial Metrics

Gladstone Investment Corporation - Business Development Company (GAIN): $15.19

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  • GAIN scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 83.72% of US stocks.
  • GAIN's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • GAIN ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 0th percentile.

GAIN Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Gladstone Investment Corporation is higher than it is for about 97.85% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 192.98%, Gladstone Investment Corporation's debt growth rate surpasses 94.28% of about US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, GAIN has reported earnings growth of -1,084.08%, putting it ahead of merely 1.98% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to GAIN, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are PTMN, BROG, MBI, LXP, and ICMB.
  • GAIN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Gladstone Investment Corporation's official web site, go to

GAIN Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, GAIN's price/sales ratio is 525% higher, now standing at 7.5.
  • Over the past 196 months, GAIN's EV/EBIT ratio has gone NA NA.
  • Over the past 196 months, GAIN's price/sales ratio has gone NA NA.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GAIN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GAIN 2020-09-02 5.7 0.9 -23.6 -39.7
GAIN 2019-09-20 6.7 1.0 7.4 8.0
GAIN 2017-08-15 6.1 1.0 10.9 10.8
GAIN 2012-05-04 8.2 0.7 6.2 6.7
GAIN 2011-04-26 6.2 0.8 4.9 4.6
GAIN 2009-08-17 4.2 0.5 -6.4 -11.7

GAIN Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 17.09%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -129.11%.
  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -111.92%.
GAIN's revenue has moved up $17,524,000 over the prior 52 months.

The table below shows GAIN'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 70.014 42.12 106.134
2021-09-30 70.644 23.365 111.059
2021-06-30 63.946 -10.183 89.554
2021-03-31 56.627 -29.732 42.454
2020-12-31 51.901 -83.586 -15.662
2020-09-30 50.525 -48.071 -17.615

GAIN'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.
  • GAIN has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 82.83% of graded US stocks.
  • GAIN's asset turnover comes in at 0.104 -- ranking 201st of 444 Trading stocks.
  • OFC, NNN, and LTC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with GAIN.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.104 0.455 0.141
2021-06-30 0.098 0.517 0.123
2021-03-31 0.092 0.683 0.065
2020-12-31 0.087 0.952 -0.017
2020-09-30 0.086 0.972 -0.022
2020-06-30 0.094 0.943 -0.015

GAIN Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of GAIN, see our GAIN price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $13.38 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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GAIN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $15.19 52-week high $17.15
Prev. close $14.93 52-week low $13.69
Day low $15.05 Volume 99,614
Day high $15.24 Avg. volume 116,582
50-day MA $15.71 Dividend yield 6.03%
200-day MA $15.56 Market Cap 504.38M

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.

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Latest GAIN News From Around the Web

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Gladstone Investment Corporation (GAIN) CEO David Gladstone on Q3 2022 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

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Seeking Alpha | February 9, 2022

Gladstone Investment (GAIN) Q3 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Image source: The Motley Fool. Gladstone Investment (NASDAQ: GAIN)Q3 2021 Earnings CallFeb 09, 2022, 8:30 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGreetings, and welcome to Gladstone Investment Corporation's third quarter earnings conference call.

Yahoo | February 9, 2022

Gladstone Investment Corporation Reports Financial Results for its Third Quarter Ended December 31, 2021

MCLEAN, VA / ACCESSWIRE / February 8, 2022 /Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN) (the "Company") today announced earnings for its third quarter ended December 31, 2021. Please read the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, filed today with the U.

Yahoo | February 8, 2022

Gladstone Investment Corporation Earnings Call and Webcast Information

MCLEAN, VA / ACCESSWIRE / February 7, 2022 /Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN) announces the following event:What:Gladstone Investment Corporation's Third Fiscal Quarter Ended December 31, 2021 Earnings Call & Webcast When:Wednesday, February 9, 2022 @ 8:30

Yahoo | February 7, 2022

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GAIN Price Returns

1-mo -3.99%
3-mo 2.16%
6-mo -5.74%
1-year 16.84%
3-year 68.35%
5-year 146.93%
YTD -8.27%
2021 82.14%
2020 -16.56%
2019 53.63%
2018 -8.58%
2017 42.92%

GAIN Dividends

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