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

Gladstone Investment Corporation - Business Development Company (GAIN): $14.02

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  • Quality is the dimension where GAIN ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 81.76% of US stocks.
  • GAIN's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving up over the last 48 weeks.
  • GAIN's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 40.49% of US stocks).

GAIN Stock Summary

  • For GAIN, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 97.53% of US equities we're observing.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 164.8%, Gladstone Investment Corporation's debt growth rate surpasses 94.37% of about US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, GAIN has reported earnings growth of -1,111.96%, putting it ahead of merely 1.67% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to GAIN, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SUNS, SUZ, MERC, LOAN, and KEP.
  • 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 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 137.07%.
  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 2193.36%.
  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at -2.93%.
Over the past 33 months, GAIN's revenue has gone up $3,748,000.

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
2021-06-30 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
2020-06-30 55.321 40.491 -13.241
2020-03-31 61.924 35.309 -7.234

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 81.76% of graded US stocks.
  • GAIN's asset turnover comes in at 0.098 -- ranking 218th of 456 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
2021-06-30 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
2020-03-31 0.102 0.914 -0.005

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 $14.02 52-week high $15.26
Prev. close $14.16 52-week low $8.16
Day low $13.98 Volume 78,000
Day high $14.24 Avg. volume 146,571
50-day MA $14.53 Dividend yield 5.99%
200-day MA $13.08 Market Cap 465.53M

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

Below are the latest news stories about Gladstone Investment Corporation that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate GAIN as an investment opportunity.

Gladstone Investment goes ex-dividend tomorrow

Gladstone Investment (NASDAQ:GAIN) had declared $0.07/share monthly dividend, in line with previous. Payable Sept. 30; for shareholders of record Sept. 22; ex-div Sept. 21. See GAIN Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | September 20, 2021

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Yahoo | September 10, 2021

Gladstone Investment (GAIN) Upgraded to Strong Buy: What Does It Mean for the Stock?

Gladstone Investment (GAIN) has been upgraded to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), reflecting growing optimism about the company's earnings prospects. This might drive the stock higher in the near term.

Yahoo | September 6, 2021

Gladstone (GAIN) Taps Debt Market With $117M Notes Offering

Tapping the debt market for capital, Gladstone (GAIN) priced a public offering of long-term notes with aggregate principal amount of $117 million.

Yahoo | August 13, 2021

Gladstone Investment Corporation Acquires Utah Pacific

MCLEAN, VA / ACCESSWIRE / August 12, 2021 / Gladstone Investment Corporation (Nasdaq:GAIN) ("Gladstone Investment") announced today that on July 30, 2021, it acquired Utah Pacific Bridge & Steel, LLC and Mountain Pacific Transport, LLC (collectively, "Utah Pacific") in partnership with certain members of Utah Pacific's executive management. Gladstone Investment provided both equity and senior secured debt to complete the transaction.

Yahoo | August 12, 2021

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GAIN Price Returns

1-mo -3.63%
3-mo -1.27%
6-mo 17.94%
1-year 66.68%
3-year 59.59%
5-year 141.44%
YTD 46.62%
2020 -16.56%
2019 53.63%
2018 -8.58%
2017 42.92%
2016 21.86%

GAIN Dividends

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