Monroe Capital (MRCC) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.17

Media headlines about Monroe Capital (NASDAQ:MRCC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Monroe Capital earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.5658391080108 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Monroe Capital (NASDAQ MRCC) opened at $14.28 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $289.03, a P/E ratio of 14.57 and a beta of 0.56. The company has a quick ratio of 1.01, a current ratio of 1.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52. Monroe Capital has a twelve month low of $13.32 and a twelve month high of $16.20.

Monroe Capital (NASDAQ:MRCC) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.34. Monroe Capital had a return on equity of 9.47% and a net margin of 35.62%. analysts anticipate that Monroe Capital will post 1.39 EPS for the current year.

MRCC has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Monroe Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. National Securities reissued a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 price objective on shares of Monroe Capital in a report on Monday, November 13th. TheStreet raised Monroe Capital from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Monday, November 27th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Monroe Capital from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Saturday, January 6th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $16.67.

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Monroe Capital Company Profile

Monroe Capital Corporation is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Company is a specialty finance company focused on providing financing primarily to lower middle-market companies in the United States and Canada. The Company’s investment objective is to maximize the total return to its stockholders in the form of current income and capital appreciation primarily through investments in senior, unitranche and junior secured debt, and unsecured subordinated debt and equity.

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