Great Elm Capital Corporation (GECC): Price and Financial Metrics

Great Elm Capital Corporation (GECC): $12.70

0.20 (+1.60%)

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  • GECC scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 72.46% of US stocks.
  • GECC's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • GECC ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 1st percentile.

GECC Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Great Elm Capital Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 10.65% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Great Elm Capital Corp is higher than it is for about 97.87% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, GECC is more volatile than 99.6% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to GECC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are HRZN, OXSQ, SAR, FCRD, and HAL.
  • GECC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Great Elm Capital Corp's official web site, go to

GECC Valuation Summary

  • GECC's EV/EBIT ratio is 8.5; this is 1.16% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 53 months, GECC's price/sales ratio has gone down 20.7.
  • GECC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 14.8 over the prior 53 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GECC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GECC 2021-04-05 3.4 1.0 -2.5 -6.2
GECC 2019-05-28 3.5 0.8 29.7 18.5
GECC 2018-09-14 3.3 0.8 -19.9 -111.6
GECC 2018-03-29 3.3 0.7 -35.7 -176.9
GECC 2018-02-22 18.3 0.8 -6.0 -9.5
GECC 2017-12-26 17.8 0.8 -5.8 -9.3

GECC Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -383.22%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -71.61%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 39.07%.
Over the past 46 months, GECC's revenue has gone down $4,657,000.

The table below shows GECC'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 25.254 -58.489 -10.275
2021-09-30 24.65 -62.833 2.269
2021-06-30 23.228 -43.073 13.104
2021-03-31 21.763 -18.053 14.128
2020-12-31 22.897 27.388 -31.956
2020-09-30 24.16 20.905 -23.914

GECC'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.
  • GECC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 35.31% of graded US stocks.
  • GECC's asset turnover comes in at 0.071 -- ranking 530th of 561 Business Services stocks.
  • RPD, SNAP, and AMSWA are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with GECC.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.071 0.834 0.053
2021-03-31 0.074 0.839 0.061
2020-12-31 0.085 0.846 -0.064
2020-09-30 0.089 0.831 -0.040
2020-06-30 0.090 0.825 -0.083
2020-03-31 0.091 0.813 -0.099

GECC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of GECC, see our GECC 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 $3.41 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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GECC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $12.70 52-week high $21.96
Prev. close $12.50 52-week low $12.01
Day low $12.50 Volume 9,900
Day high $14.50 Avg. volume 24,085
50-day MA $13.14 Dividend yield 14.17%
200-day MA $17.15 Market Cap 58.43M

Great Elm Capital Corporation (GECC) Company Bio

Great Elm Capital Corporation is a business development company which specializes in loan and mezzanine, middle market investments. The fund prefers to invest in media, commercial services and supplies, healthcare, telecommunication services, communications equipment. It typically makes equity investments between $3 million and $10 million in companies with revenues between $3 million and $75 million.

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Latest GECC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Great Elm Capital Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate GECC as an investment opportunity.

Great Elm Capital acquires majority equity interest in asset-based lender for $7.5M

Great Elm Capital (NASDAQ:GECC) acquired a majority equity interest in asset-based lender, Sterling Commercial Credit for $7.54M which consists of $4.94M in cash and $2.6M in GECC shares issued at NAV. For transaction purposes, GECC is also providing subordinated debt to Sterling. The majority of the transaction proceeds will be retained by Sterling...

Seeking Alpha | February 3, 2022

Great Elm Capital Corp. Expands Its Specialty Finance Footprint With the Purchase of a Majority Equity Interest in Sterling Commercial Credit

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Great Elm Capital Corp. (“we,” “us,” “our,” or “GECC,”) (NASDAQ: GECC), a business development company, today announced that it has acquired a majority equity interest in Sterling Commercial Credit, LLC (“Sterling”) a leading asset-based lender. Established in 2004, Sterling provides asset-based loans to middle market companies throughout the United States. The Sterling team has been active in the commercial finance industry for over 30 years. Tr

Yahoo | February 3, 2022

Great Elm Capital announces 6-for-1 reverse stock split

Great Elm Capital (GEG) board approved a 6-for-1 reverse stock split of its outstanding common stock, effective Feb.28.Any fractional shares to be received as a result of the reverse

Seeking Alpha | January 27, 2022

Critical Comparison: GCM Grosvenor (NASDAQ:GCMG) versus Great Elm Capital (NASDAQ:GECC)

GCM Grosvenor (NASDAQ:GCMG) and Great Elm Capital (NASDAQ:GECC) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Earnings and Valuation This table compares GCM Grosvenor and Great Elm Capitals top-line revenue, []

Transcript Daily | December 12, 2021

Great Elm Capital (NASDAQ:GECC) & GCM Grosvenor (NASDAQ:GCMG) Financial Comparison

Great Elm Capital (NASDAQ:GECC) and GCM Grosvenor (NASDAQ:GCMG) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, valuation, dividends and risk. Profitability This table compares Great Elm Capital and GCM Grosvenors net margins, return on equity []

Dakota Financial News | December 9, 2021

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GECC Price Returns

1-mo 5.32%
3-mo -10.92%
6-mo -28.06%
1-year N/A
3-year -52.25%
5-year -49.90%
YTD -25.95%
2021 12.60%
2020 -41.03%
2019 12.30%
2018 -7.47%
2017 -5.54%

GECC Dividends

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