Oxford Square Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:OXSQ) CEO Jonathan H. Cohen Purchases 4,374 Shares of Stock

Oxford Square Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:OXSQGet Rating) CEO Jonathan H. Cohen purchased 4,374 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, May 20th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $3.99 per share, with a total value of $17,452.26. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 1,696,808 shares in the company, valued at $6,770,263.92. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

Shares of Oxford Square Capital stock opened at $4.02 on Tuesday. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $4.06 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $4.11. The company has a market cap of $199.88 million, a P/E ratio of 20.10 and a beta of 1.13. Oxford Square Capital Corp. has a 12-month low of $3.68 and a 12-month high of $5.15.

Oxford Square Capital (NASDAQ:OXSQGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 28th. The company reported $0.09 earnings per share 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 quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.10 EPS. As a group, sell-side analysts expect that Oxford Square Capital Corp. will post 0.34 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 16th will be given a dividend of $0.035 per share. This represents a $0.42 annualized dividend and a yield of 10.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 15th. Oxford Square Capital’s dividend payout ratio is currently 210.00%.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Virtu Financial LLC purchased a new position in Oxford Square Capital during the first quarter valued at $86,000. International Assets Investment Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Oxford Square Capital by 9.0% during the first quarter. International Assets Investment Management LLC now owns 120,653 shares of the company’s stock valued at $506,000 after purchasing an additional 10,000 shares in the last quarter. Doyle Wealth Management bought a new position in shares of Oxford Square Capital during the first quarter valued at approximately $108,000. Alerus Financial NA bought a new position in shares of Oxford Square Capital during the first quarter valued at approximately $42,000. Finally, Banco BTG Pactual S.A. bought a new position in shares of Oxford Square Capital during the first quarter valued at approximately $48,000. 4.80% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

OXSQ has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. StockNews.com raised Oxford Square Capital from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 11th. Zacks Investment Research raised Oxford Square Capital from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 11th.

Oxford Square Capital Company Profile (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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