Brokerages expect Golub Capital BDC Inc (NASDAQ:GBDC) to post $87.55 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for Golub Capital BDC’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $93.14 million and the lowest is $81.96 million. Golub Capital BDC reported sales of $39.41 million during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 122.2%. The business is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, February 5th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Golub Capital BDC will report full-year sales of $348.69 million for the current financial year, with estimates ranging from $324.97 million to $372.42 million. For the next year, analysts expect that the company will post sales of $353.90 million, with estimates ranging from $335.41 million to $372.39 million. Zacks Investment Research’s sales averages are an average based on a survey of research analysts that follow Golub Capital BDC.

Golub Capital BDC (NASDAQ:GBDC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 25th. The investment management company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.32 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $48.98 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $53.23 million. Golub Capital BDC had a negative net margin of 10.78% and a positive return on equity of 6.51%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.34 EPS.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on GBDC shares. TheStreet cut Golub Capital BDC from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 27th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Golub Capital BDC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods upgraded Golub Capital BDC from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Monday, November 18th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Golub Capital BDC from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 21st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $21.00.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA raised its position in shares of Golub Capital BDC by 4.0% during the second quarter. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA now owns 15,485 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $276,000 after purchasing an additional 600 shares during the period. Parallel Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Golub Capital BDC by 29.4% during the third quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 2,959 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $56,000 after acquiring an additional 673 shares in the last quarter. IFG Advisory LLC increased its position in shares of Golub Capital BDC by 10.9% during the second quarter. IFG Advisory LLC now owns 12,484 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $222,000 after acquiring an additional 1,224 shares in the last quarter. Stifel Financial Corp raised its holdings in shares of Golub Capital BDC by 4.4% in the 3rd quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 29,970 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $565,000 after acquiring an additional 1,269 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Sigma Planning Corp raised its holdings in shares of Golub Capital BDC by 12.5% in the 2nd quarter. Sigma Planning Corp now owns 11,727 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $209,000 after acquiring an additional 1,306 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 69.55% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NASDAQ GBDC opened at $18.12 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.91, a current ratio of 1.91 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.95. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $17.94 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $18.07. Golub Capital BDC has a 52-week low of $16.21 and a 52-week high of $19.14. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.42 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.27, a P/E/G ratio of 7.40 and a beta of 0.54.

About Golub Capital BDC

Golub Capital BDC, Inc is a business development company and operates as an externally managed closed-end non-diversified management investment company. It invests in debt and minority equity investments in middle-market companies that are, in most cases, sponsored by private equity investors. The company seeks to invest in the United States.

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