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Jagged Peak Energy Inc. (JAG) EPS Estimated At $0.11; Capitala Finance (CPTA)’s Sentiment Is 1.43

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Analysts expect Jagged Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:JAG) to report $0.11 EPS on May, 10.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 120.00% from last quarter’s $0.05 EPS. JAG’s profit would be $23.44M giving it 32.59 P/E if the $0.11 EPS is correct. After having $0.09 EPS previously, Jagged Peak Energy Inc.’s analysts see 22.22% EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.05% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $14.34. About 1.02M shares traded. Jagged Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:JAG) has risen 4.39% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.16% the S&P500.

Capitala Finance Corp (CPTA) investors sentiment increased to 1.43 in Q4 2017. It’s up 0.48, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. The ratio has improved, as 20 active investment managers opened new or increased holdings, while 14 sold and reduced their stakes in Capitala Finance Corp. The active investment managers in our database now have: 2.22 million shares, down from 2.53 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Capitala Finance Corp in top ten holdings decreased from 1 to 0 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 6 Reduced: 8 Increased: 11 New Position: 9.

The stock increased 0.88% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $8.05. About 46,158 shares traded. Capitala Finance Corp. (CPTA) has declined 46.31% since April 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 57.86% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 buys, and 0 selling transactions for $42,642 activity.

Kemper Corp holds 0.73% of its portfolio in Capitala Finance Corp. for 228,737 shares. Regent Investment Management Llc owns 56,040 shares or 0.13% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Carroll Financial Associates Inc. has 0.1% invested in the company for 130,945 shares. The Colorado-based Advisors Asset Management Inc. has invested 0.05% in the stock. Ares Management Llc, a California-based fund reported 206,455 shares.

Analysts await Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) to report earnings on May, 7 after the close. They expect $0.24 EPS, down 38.46% or $0.15 from last year’s $0.39 per share. CPTA’s profit will be $3.83 million for 8.39 P/E if the $0.24 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.26 actual EPS reported by Capitala Finance Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.69% negative EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Capitala Finance’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Capitala Finance, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. CPTA was included in 3 notes of analysts from September 23, 2016. On Thursday, October 6 the stock rating was upgraded by Ladenburg Thalmann to “Buy”. As per Thursday, November 10, the company rating was downgraded by Oppenheimer. The stock of Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) earned “Hold” rating by Wunderlich on Friday, September 23.

Capitala Finance Corp. is a Business Development Company specializing in traditional mezzanine, senior subordinated and unitranche debt, first-lien and second-lien loans, equity investments in sponsored and non-sponsored lower and traditional middle market companies. The company has market cap of $128.47 million. The fund targets companies in the business services, commercial and professional services, manufacturing, consumer and retail, energy, and health-care industries. It has a 75.23 P/E ratio. It typically considers investments in the United States.

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