Oxford Square Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:OXSQ) CEO Jonathan H. Cohen Acquires 12,707 Shares

Oxford Square Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:OXSQGet Rating) CEO Jonathan H. Cohen purchased 12,707 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, May 6th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $4.09 per share, with a total value of $51,971.63. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 1,597,009 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,531,766.81. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of OXSQ opened at $3.94 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $4.06 and a two-hundred day moving average of $4.12. Oxford Square Capital Corp. has a one year low of $3.68 and a one year high of $5.22. The stock has a market cap of $195.90 million, a P/E ratio of 19.70 and a beta of 1.13.

Oxford Square Capital (NASDAQ:OXSQGet Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 28th. The company reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.09. Oxford Square Capital had a return on equity of 6.41% and a net margin of 25.47%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.10 earnings per share. As a group, equities research analysts predict that Oxford Square Capital Corp. will post 0.34 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 16th will be issued a $0.035 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 15th. This represents a $0.42 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 10.66%. Oxford Square Capital’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 210.00%.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Oxford Square Capital by 9.4% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 374,294 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,527,000 after buying an additional 32,173 shares during the period. International Assets Investment Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Oxford Square Capital by 9.0% in the 1st quarter. International Assets Investment Management LLC now owns 120,653 shares of the company’s stock valued at $506,000 after buying an additional 10,000 shares during the period. Marshall Wace LLP increased its stake in shares of Oxford Square Capital by 272.1% in the 4th quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 107,123 shares of the company’s stock valued at $438,000 after purchasing an additional 78,332 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley increased its stake in shares of Oxford Square Capital by 21.4% in the 3rd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 86,659 shares of the company’s stock valued at $351,000 after purchasing an additional 15,304 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Virtus ETF Advisers LLC increased its stake in shares of Oxford Square Capital by 16.1% in the 3rd quarter. Virtus ETF Advisers LLC now owns 78,022 shares of the company’s stock valued at $316,000 after purchasing an additional 10,825 shares in the last quarter. 4.80% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of brokerages have commented on OXSQ. Zacks Investment Research raised Oxford Square Capital from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 12th. StockNews.com cut Oxford Square Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 3rd.

About Oxford Square Capital (Get Rating)

Oxford Square Capital Corp. is a business development company, operates as a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. It is a private equity and mezzanine firm. The firm invests in both public and private companies. It invests in secured and unsecured senior debt, subordinated debt, junior subordinated debt, preferred stock, common stock and syndicated bank loans.

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