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BlackRock Capital Investment (BKCC) Analysts See $0.17 EPS; Paylocity Holding (PCTY) Shorts Down By 3.4%

Analysts expect BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) to report $0.17 EPS on March, 14.They anticipate $0.09 EPS change or 34.62% from last quarter’s $0.26 EPS. BKCC’s profit would be $12.44M giving it 8.28 P/E if the $0.17 EPS is correct. After having $0.16 EPS previously, BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation’s analysts see 6.25% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.35% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $5.63. About 109,863 shares traded. BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) has risen 2.85% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.85% the S&P500.

Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) had a decrease of 3.4% in short interest. PCTY’s SI was 1.09M shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 3.4% from 1.13M shares previously. With 316,100 avg volume, 4 days are for Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY)’s short sellers to cover PCTY’s short positions. The SI to Paylocity Holding Corporation’s float is 4.11%. The stock increased 2.66% or $1.14 during the last trading session, reaching $44.05. About 119,480 shares traded. Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) has risen 26.16% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.46% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering BlackRock Kelso Capital (NASDAQ:BKCC), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. BlackRock Kelso Capital had 12 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. DA Davidson downgraded BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) on Thursday, April 28 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 5 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded the shares of BKCC in report on Friday, February 19 to “Market Perform” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, June 14 by Citigroup. As per Wednesday, November 1, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. The rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan on Tuesday, February 6 to “Buy”. On Monday, August 14 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. The stock of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) earned “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Wednesday, August 19. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan on Tuesday, February 6 to “Overweight”. DA Davidson initiated BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) rating on Wednesday, September 30. DA Davidson has “Buy” rating and $10 target.

Paylocity Holding Corporation provides cloud payroll and human capital management software solutions for medium-sized organizations in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.32 billion. It offers Paylocity Web Pay for enterprise-grade payroll processing and administration; Paylocity Web HR for employee record management and HR compliance and reporting; Talent Management for employee performance appraisal process and performance review; Paylocity Web Time, a time and attendance solution; and Paylocity Web Expense, an expense management tool designed to streamline and automate the expense management process. It has a 209.76 P/E ratio. The firm also provides Paylocity Web Benefits and Paylocity Enterprise Benefits, which are benefit management solutions that integrate with insurance carrier systems to provide automated administrative processes and allow users to choose benefit elections and make life event changes online, summarize benefit elections, and perform other benefit-related tasks, as well as enable premium reconciliation, management of voluntary benefits, and reporting.

Among 19 analysts covering Paylocity (NASDAQ:PCTY), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Paylocity had 43 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, February 8 by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Friday, May 6. Mizuho maintained Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) rating on Thursday, August 10. Mizuho has “Hold” rating and $4500 target. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Northland Capital on Friday, November 6. As per Tuesday, January 26, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 8 by Northland Capital. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, November 4 by First Analysis. Robert W. Baird initiated Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) on Thursday, January 7 with “Outperform” rating. As per Friday, July 8, the company rating was downgraded by First Analysis. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, September 29 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.76 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.27, from 1.49 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 17 investors sold Paylocity Holding Corporation shares while 29 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 26.93 million shares or 3.01% more from 26.14 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt Incorporated has 0.01% invested in Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) for 7,460 shares. Atlantic Limited Liability holds 0% of its portfolio in Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) for 20,965 shares. Legal & General Public Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0% in Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY). Citadel Advsr Llc has 0.01% invested in Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) for 241,276 shares. Parkside Bancorp invested 0% in Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY). Landscape Capital Management Lc owns 12,609 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. The Ontario – Canada-based National Bank Of Montreal Can has invested 0% in Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY). Menta Capital Limited Liability Com holds 0.12% in Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) or 16,499 shares. 348 are held by Wealthtrust. State Street Corporation reported 493,484 shares. Deutsche Bank & Trust Ag invested in 0.01% or 254,796 shares. Paloma Partners Management Comm, Connecticut-based fund reported 8,990 shares. Federated Investors Pa invested in 4,535 shares or 0% of the stock. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 5,926 shares. Price T Rowe Assoc Inc Md has 0.02% invested in Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) for 2.63M shares.

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