Golub Capital BDC, Inc. (NASDAQ:GBDC)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by research analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in a report released on Tuesday. They presently have a $19.50 price target on the investment management company’s stock. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods’ price target indicates a potential downside of 1.07% from the company’s current price.

Several other analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Golub Capital BDC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, April 12th. Raymond James Financial, Inc. raised Golub Capital BDC from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from $19.00 to $19.50 in a report on Monday, March 27th. National Securities boosted their price objective on Golub Capital BDC from $18.00 to $19.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, April 13th. BidaskClub raised Golub Capital BDC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. Finally, UBS AG raised Golub Capital BDC from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, March 27th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $19.60.

Shares of Golub Capital BDC (NASDAQ GBDC) traded up 1.18% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $19.71. 215,759 shares of the stock traded hands. Golub Capital BDC has a 1-year low of $17.34 and a 1-year high of $20.50. The company has a 50 day moving average of $19.38 and a 200-day moving average of $19.44.

Golub Capital BDC (NASDAQ:GBDC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 4th. The investment management company reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.32. The firm had revenue of $33.56 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $35.66 million. Golub Capital BDC had a return on equity of 7.67% and a net margin of 55.30%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 9.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.33 EPS. On average, analysts forecast that Golub Capital BDC will post $1.25 earnings per share for the current year.

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Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Segment Wealth Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Golub Capital BDC by 12.4% in the first quarter. Segment Wealth Management LLC now owns 27,175 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $540,000 after buying an additional 3,000 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its stake in shares of Golub Capital BDC by 1.2% in the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 47,960 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $953,000 after buying an additional 553 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Golub Capital BDC during the first quarter worth approximately $442,000. Crawford Investment Counsel Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Golub Capital BDC by 14.8% in the first quarter. Crawford Investment Counsel Inc. now owns 53,030 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $1,054,000 after buying an additional 6,820 shares during the period. Finally, Texas Yale Capital Corp. boosted its stake in shares of Golub Capital BDC by 2.1% in the first quarter. Texas Yale Capital Corp. now owns 218,793 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $4,350,000 after buying an additional 4,540 shares during the period. 45.18% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Golub Capital BDC Company Profile

Golub Capital BDC, Inc is an externally managed, non-diversified, closed-end, management investment company. The Company’s investment objective is to generate current income and capital appreciation by investing primarily in senior secured and one stop loans of the United States middle-market companies.

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