Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM): Price and Financial Metrics

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM): $14.68

-0.02 (-0.14%)

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  • Momentum is the dimension where SCM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.51% of US stocks.
  • SCM's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • SCM's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 1.82% of US stocks).

SCM Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for STELLUS CAPITAL INVESTMENT CORP is higher than it is for about 99.34% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, SCM is more volatile than just 6.89% of stocks we're observing.
  • STELLUS CAPITAL INVESTMENT CORP's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 46.16%, greater than the shareholder yield of 96.85% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to STELLUS CAPITAL INVESTMENT CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be TSLX, CGBD, FDUS, SLRC, and TCPC.
  • Visit SCM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SCM Valuation Summary

  • SCM's price/sales ratio is 3.9; this is 34.48% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • SCM's price/sales ratio has moved down 49.2 over the prior 122 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SCM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SCM 2023-01-23 3.9 1 13.2 19.9
SCM 2023-01-20 3.9 1 12.9 19.8
SCM 2023-01-19 3.8 1 12.8 19.8
SCM 2023-01-18 3.9 1 12.9 19.8
SCM 2023-01-17 3.9 1 12.9 19.8
SCM 2023-01-13 3.9 1 13.0 19.8

SCM Growth Metrics

    The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 16.01%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -151.03%.
  • The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 51.27%.
SCM's revenue has moved up $12,654,900 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows SCM's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 69.30313 -66.62371 20.76306
2022-06-30 66.19021 -38.49585 29.58615
2022-03-31 65.18553 -81.97539 33.85725
2021-12-31 63.67899 -76.10274 33.57287
2021-09-30 59.66082 -117.9973 40.13418
2021-06-30 56.64823 -105.6456 34.86424

SCM'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.
  • SCM has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 46.4% of graded US stocks.
  • SCM's asset turnover comes in at 0.078 -- ranking 263rd of 444 Trading stocks.
  • UDR, EPR, and CGBD are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with SCM.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.078 0.745 0.049
2021-06-30 0.078 0.761 0.046
2021-03-31 0.080 0.763 0.081
2020-12-31 0.085 0.766 0.036
2020-09-30 0.089 0.769 0.022
2020-06-30 0.093 0.761 0.024

SCM Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of SCM, see our SCM 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 $14.30 Average Broker Recommendation 1.6 (Moderate Buy)

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SCM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $14.68 52-week high $14.83
Prev. close $14.70 52-week low $11.02
Day low $14.64 Volume 96,921
Day high $14.83 Avg. volume 95,957
50-day MA $13.52 Dividend yield 7.62%
200-day MA $13.07 Market Cap 286.94M

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM) Company Bio

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation is a business development company specializing in investments in private middle-market companies. It invests through first lien, second lien, unitranche, and mezzanine debt financing, often with a corresponding equity investment. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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Latest SCM News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about STELLUS CAPITAL INVESTMENT CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate SCM as an investment opportunity.

Stellus Capital (SCM) Stock Jumps 5.2%: Will It Continue to Soar?

Stellus Capital (SCM) saw its shares surge in the last session with trading volume being higher than average. The latest trend in earnings estimate revisions may not translate into further price increase in the near term.

Yahoo | January 13, 2023

Stellus Capital Investment raises monthly dividend by 43% to $0.1333.

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM) declares $0.40/share quarterly dividend, 43.0% increase from prior dividend of $0.28.

Seeking Alpha | January 12, 2023

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation Announces $0.40 First Quarter 2023 Regular Dividend, Payable Monthly in Increments of $0.1333 in February, March, and April 2023

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (the "Company") (NYSE: SCM) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a monthly dividend of $0.1333 for each of January, February, and March, totaling $0.40 per share in the aggregate for the first quarter of 2023. Robert T. Ladd, Chief Executive Officer of Stellus, stated, "I am pleased to announce a regular dividend for the first quarter of 2023 of $0.40 per share, in the aggregate, payable monthly. This dividend reflects a 43% increase over the

Yahoo | January 12, 2023

High Yield Income: Secure Stellus Capital’s 8.4% Yield (NYSE:SCM)

Stellus Capital covered its dividend payment with net investment income in Q3-22. Learn how SCM stock''s yield could rise to 9.9% for passive income investors.

Seeking Alpha | November 29, 2022

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Yahoo | November 24, 2022

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SCM Price Returns

1-mo 12.32%
3-mo 10.73%
6-mo 14.49%
1-year 20.40%
3-year 36.89%
5-year 88.85%
YTD 10.71%
2022 12.87%
2021 30.09%
2020 -14.13%
2019 20.97%
2018 9.54%

SCM Dividends

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