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 86th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 950.67% on a DCF basis. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for GAIN, they are:
The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than merely 14.96% of its sector Financial Services.
Gladstone Investment Corporation's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than just 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
Gladstone Investment Corporation's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -0.83. This coverage rate is greater than that of just 19.98% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
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