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American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS) CFO John R. Erickson unloaded 1,593 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.67, for a total transaction of $23,369.31. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 367,126 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,385,738. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS) opened at 14.76 on Friday. American Capital has a 52 week low of $11.82 and a 52 week high of $16.37. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $14.85 and its 200-day moving average is $15.1. The company’s market cap is $3.886 billion.

American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May 7th. The company reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $84.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $123.40 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.14 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 36.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that American Capital will post $0.73 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Sterne Agee initiated coverage on shares of American Capital in a research note on Wednesday, May 21st. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of American Capital from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 15th. They now have a $16.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of American Capital in a research note on Wednesday, April 16th. They now have a $18.50 price target on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $19.83.

American Capital, Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS), is an equity firm and global asset manager.

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