ABDC stock: buy or sell?

ABDC stock price: $9.22 -0.43% At close on January 17th, 2020

Updated on:
January 17th, 2020

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After climbing for 4 days, Friday Alcentra Capital slightly fell a lame -0.43%, closing at $9.22.

Should I buy ABDC stock?

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Just 1 of our buy setups matches with Alcentra Capital stock now:

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highYes
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo

Is Alcentra Capital stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for ABDC stock for the last month.

ABDC stock analysis

Daily outlook

After climbing for 4 sessions, Friday Alcentra Capital slightly fell a lame -0.43%, closing at $9.22.

After climbing for 4 sessions, Friday Alcentra Capital slightly fell a lame -0.43%, closing at $9.22. On November ABDC price bounced up over the SMA of 50 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock.

ABDC stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Alcentra Capital remained constant a slightly fine 0.44% this week.

Price pattern shows an uptrend with two rising tops and bottoms, and now trading upwards to the $9.28 resistance. Since price and SMA10w lines crossed up early November, ABDC climbed $0.58 (6.71%).

ABDC stock chart (weekly)

ABDC stock price history

ABDC IPO was on May 9th, 2014 at $7.86 per share1. Since then, ABDC stock grew a 17.30%, with a yearly average of 3.50%. If you had invested right after ABDC's IPO a $1,000 in ABDC stock in 2014, it would worth $173.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

ABDC stock historical price chart

ABDC stock reached 52-week highs on Tuesday at $9.36, and all-time highs 2017-04-13 with a price of 10.92.

ABDC stock price target

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last 30 days we have not found any price prediction for Alcentra Capital stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

On March, Alcentra Capital reported its latest financial data, posting an impressive growth for the Earnings per Share (EPS). Analyst expected $0.22 per share, but Alcentra Capital posted $0.27.
ABDC earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/an/an/a
2017-Q2-n/an/an/a
2017-Q3-n/an/an/a
2017-Q42018-03-140.270.283.7%
2018-Q12018-05-070.30.27-10.0%
2018-Q22018-08-060.20.2525.0%
2018-Q32018-11-050.210.224.8%
2018-Q42019-03-110.220.2722.7%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw a terrifying slide of -8.24% to $-26.21 M USD. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, in the same way, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) plummed a -87.94% to -21.07%.

ABDC annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2014$15 M-$15 M97.3%-
2015$30 M96.53%$13 M42.4%-14.41%
2016$35 M17.37%$8.79 M25.2%-30.31%
2017$-28.56 M-181.74%$-19.10 M66.9%-317.32%
2018$-26.21 M-8.24%$5.52 M-21.1%-128.91%

Quarterly financial results

Alcentra Capital posted $-34.13 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -932.64% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $1.14 million with a profit margin of -3.34%. Profit margin collapsed a -78.53% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 75.19%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Alcentra Capital sales marked a spooky drop down and plunged a -217.85%.
ABDC quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$8.15 M-$1.03 M12.6%-
2017-Q2$8.37 M2.70%$-5.15 M-61.5%-600.00%
2017-Q3$6.06 M-27.59%$-1.61 M-26.6%-68.71%
2017-Q4$28.96 M377.80%$-13.37 M-46.2%729.57%
2018-Q1$6.25 M-78.42%$3.54 M56.6%-126.47%
2018-Q2$-0.21 M-103.43%$-2.24 M1045.6%-163.27%
2018-Q3$4.10 M-2,014.20%$3.08 M75.2%-237.65%
2018-Q4$-34.13 M-932.64%$1.14 M-3.3%-63.01%

Alcentra Capital ownership

When you are planning to buy a stock, it's worth to review its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Alcentra Capital, of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

For a better understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:

ABDC
Market cap$118.8 M
Total shares12.9 M
Float shares0.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)0.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%

ABDC summary

Friday, January 17th, 2020
Open$9.29
Close$9.22
Day range$9.21 - $9.30
Previous close$9.26
Session gain-0.43%
Average true range$0.11
50d mov avg$9.03
100d mov avg$8.84
200d mov avg$8.34
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lb02a

Alcentra Capital performance

To measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. We picked as the bechmarking frame for Alcentra Capital stock.
Stock3m6m12m
ABDCAlcentra Capital5.73%15.39%52.90%

Alcentra Capital competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Alcentra Capital competitor. This doesn't mean Alcentra Capital does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.