Analyst Ratings for BlackRock Capital Investment Corp. (BKCC)

Updated: 2017-07-28

BlackRock Capital Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:BKCC) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, BKCC received an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 0 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for BKCC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 8, implying potential capital gains of 5.68 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 7, implying potential capital losses of -7.53 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 5.26 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.29 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

BKCC has traded between a high of 8.87 and a low of 6.75 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 12.15 percent, and below the high by 14.66 percent. BKCC has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BKCC value stock report compares BKCC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.55574 billion. BKCC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.