Insider Buying: Capitala Finance Corp Director Purchases 5,000 Shares of Stock (CPTA)
Capitala Finance Corp (NASDAQ:CPTA) Director H. Paul Chapman bought 5,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 18th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $18.68 per share, with a total value of $93,400.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 7,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $140,100. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
Capitala Finance Corp (NASDAQ:CPTA) traded down 0.54% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $18.49. The stock had a trading volume of 71,668 shares. Capitala Finance Corp has a 52-week low of $17.65 and a 52-week high of $20.25. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $18.3 and its 200-day moving average is $19.27.
Capitala Finance Corp (NASDAQ:CPTA) last announced its earnings results on Monday, May 12th. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.02. On average, analysts predict that Capitala Finance Corp will post $1.83 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Thursday, June 26th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.47 per share. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 10.17%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 5th.
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