BNP Paribas Financial Markets Takes $321,000 Position in Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc. (NYSE:BCSF)

BNP Paribas Financial Markets acquired a new position in Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc. (NYSE:BCSFFree Report) during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 21,320 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $321,000.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in BCSF. Signaturefd LLC purchased a new position in Bain Capital Specialty Finance in the 4th quarter worth approximately $93,000. Kingswood Wealth Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Bain Capital Specialty Finance in the fourth quarter worth $203,000. Dfpg Investments LLC increased its stake in Bain Capital Specialty Finance by 13.3% in the fourth quarter. Dfpg Investments LLC now owns 14,030 shares of the company’s stock valued at $211,000 after acquiring an additional 1,650 shares during the last quarter. First Affirmative Financial Network lifted its stake in Bain Capital Specialty Finance by 18.5% during the fourth quarter. First Affirmative Financial Network now owns 14,900 shares of the company’s stock worth $225,000 after purchasing an additional 2,326 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Foster Victor Wealth Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Bain Capital Specialty Finance by 11.8% in the 4th quarter. Foster Victor Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 19,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $295,000 after purchasing an additional 2,000 shares in the last quarter.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of research firms recently weighed in on BCSF. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods boosted their target price on Bain Capital Specialty Finance from $16.50 to $17.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 23rd. Wells Fargo & Company upgraded shares of Bain Capital Specialty Finance from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from $16.00 to $17.00 in a report on Wednesday, May 29th.

Get Our Latest Analysis on BCSF

Bain Capital Specialty Finance Stock Down 0.3 %

BCSF opened at $16.82 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $1.09 billion, a P/E ratio of 8.41 and a beta of 1.10. Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc. has a 12 month low of $12.56 and a 12 month high of $16.94. The business’s 50-day moving average price is $16.17 and its 200-day moving average price is $15.66. The company has a current ratio of 2.18, a quick ratio of 2.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.19.

Bain Capital Specialty Finance (NYSE:BCSFGet Free Report) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May 6th. The company reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.53. Bain Capital Specialty Finance had a return on equity of 12.64% and a net margin of 43.42%. The firm had revenue of $74.50 million during the quarter. On average, equities analysts expect that Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc. will post 1.99 EPS for the current year.

Bain Capital Specialty Finance Dividend Announcement

The company also recently declared a — dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 31st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 31st. This represents a yield of 10.1%. Bain Capital Specialty Finance’s payout ratio is currently 84.00%.

About Bain Capital Specialty Finance

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Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc is business development company specializing in direct loans to middle-market companies. The fund seeks to invest in senior investments with a first or second lien on collateral, senior first lien, stretch senior, senior second lien, unitranche, mezzanine debt, junior securities, other junior investments, and secondary purchases of assets or portfolios that primarily consist of middle-market corporate debt.

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