News stories about American Capital Senior Floating (NASDAQ:ACSF) have been trending somewhat negative on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. American Capital Senior Floating earned a news sentiment score of -0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the asset manager an impact score of 48.7110318180212 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
American Capital Senior Floating (NASDAQ ACSF) traded up $0.14 on Monday, reaching $11.04. 136,900 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 40,691. The company has a market cap of $110.45, a PE ratio of 3.55 and a beta of 1.25. American Capital Senior Floating has a 1-year low of $10.35 and a 1-year high of $14.10. The company has a quick ratio of 2.68, a current ratio of 2.68 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79.
The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, May 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 19th will be given a dividend of $0.097 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 18th. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 10.54%. American Capital Senior Floating’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 34.41%.
American Capital Senior Floating, Ltd. is a non-diversified closed-end investment management company. The Company’s investment objective is to provide attractive, risk-adjusted returns over the long term primarily through current income while seeking to preserve its capital. It manages a leveraged portfolio composed primarily of diversified investments in first lien and second lien floating rate loans principally to the United States-based companies (collectively, Senior Floating Rate Loans or SFRLs), which are referred to as leveraged loans.
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