Insider Buying: Alcentra Capital Corp CEO Acquires 1,000 Shares of Stock (ABDC)
Alcentra Capital Corp (NASDAQ:ABDC) CEO Paul J. Echausse bought 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 28th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $13.58 per share, with a total value of $13,580.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief executive officer now directly owns 2,300 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $31,234. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
Shares of Alcentra Capital Corp (NASDAQ:ABDC) opened at 13.68 on Monday. Alcentra Capital Corp has a 52-week low of $10.60 and a 52-week high of $15.50. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $13.39 and its 200-day moving average is $14.10.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Monday, October 6th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.34 per share. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 26th.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Robert W. Baird upgraded shares of Alcentra Capital Corp from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, August 15th. They now have a $15.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Separately, analysts at Raymond James upgraded shares of Alcentra Capital Corp from an “outperform” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 14th. They now have a $16.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Raymond James initiated coverage on shares of Alcentra Capital Corp in a research note on Wednesday, June 4th. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock.
Alcentra Capital Corporation is a specialty finance company. The Company operates as a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company and focused to be regulated as a business development company (NASDAQ:ABDC).
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