Media stories about Solar Capital (NASDAQ:SLRC) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Solar Capital earned a news sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.2020049939456 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
SLRC has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services upgraded shares of Solar Capital from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Solar Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. National Securities restated a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price target on shares of Solar Capital in a research note on Friday. BidaskClub lowered shares of Solar Capital from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 7th. Finally, JMP Securities upgraded shares of Solar Capital from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 16th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $23.67.
Shares of Solar Capital (SLRC) opened at $20.02 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $846.06, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.92, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.33 and a beta of 0.53. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a current ratio of 1.01. Solar Capital has a one year low of $19.90 and a one year high of $22.94.
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Solar Capital Company Profile
Solar Capital Ltd. is a closed-end, externally managed, non-diversified management investment company. The Company’s investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. It invests in privately held the United States middle market companies.
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