Astec Industries, Inc. (ASTE) Forms $57.90 Double Top; Golub Capital BDC (GBDC)’s Sentiment Is 0.92

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Golub Capital BDC Inc (GBDC) investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.48, from 1.4 in 2017Q3. The ratio dived, as 48 investment managers opened new and increased stock positions, while 52 reduced and sold their stakes in Golub Capital BDC Inc. The investment managers in our database now possess: 20.38 million shares, down from 22.10 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Golub Capital BDC Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 11 Reduced: 41 Increased: 38 New Position: 10.

Astec Industries, Inc. (ASTE) formed double top with $60.80 target or 5.00% above today’s $57.90 share price. Astec Industries, Inc. (ASTE) has $1.34 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.24% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $57.9. About 55,864 shares traded. Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE) has declined 9.14% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.69% the S&P500.

Muzinich & Co. Inc. holds 5.06% of its portfolio in Golub Capital BDC, Inc. for 2.14 million shares. Silver Capital Management Llc owns 19,200 shares or 1.26% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Frontier Investment Mgmt Co has 1.18% invested in the company for 774,258 shares. The Massachusetts-based Clough Capital Partners L P has invested 1.03% in the stock. Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc, a New York-based fund reported 348,796 shares.

The stock increased 0.46% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $18.54. About 338,203 shares traded or 59.45% up from the average. Golub Capital BDC, Inc. (GBDC) has declined 6.66% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.21% the S&P500.

Analysts await Golub Capital BDC, Inc. (NASDAQ:GBDC) to report earnings on August, 6. They expect $0.32 EPS, down 8.57% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.35 per share. GBDC’s profit will be $19.16M for 14.48 P/E if the $0.32 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.32 actual EPS reported by Golub Capital BDC, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Golub Capital BDC, Inc. is a business development firm and operates as an externally managed closed-end non-diversified management investment company. The company has market cap of $1.11 billion. It invests in debt and minority equity investments in middle-market companies that are, in most cases, sponsored by private equity investors. It has a 12.82 P/E ratio. The firm seeks to invest in the United States.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 4 buys, and 0 sales for $994,166 activity.

More recent Golub Capital BDC, Inc. (NASDAQ:GBDC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Golub Capital’s (GBDC) CEO David Golub on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 09, 2018. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “Research Report Identifies Herman Miller, CAI International, PICO, RPM International, Zumiez, and Golub Capital BDC …” on April 25, 2018. Crainsdetroit.com‘s news article titled: “Growth capital options expand beyond traditional bank lending” with publication date: April 22, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.06, from 1.28 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 11 investors sold Astec Industries, Inc. shares while 51 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 20.12 million shares or 15.37% more from 17.44 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Next Century Growth Investors Limited Liability stated it has 0.8% in Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE). Advisory Svcs Networks Lc invested 0% in Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE). Citadel Advsr Limited Liability Company has 51,695 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Tower Research Capital (Trc) owns 121 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Kennedy Cap accumulated 311,088 shares or 0.33% of the stock. The Massachusetts-based Boston Prtnrs has invested 0% in Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE). Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky holds 7,800 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Sg Americas Secs Llc has invested 0% in Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE). Ahl Prtnrs Ltd Liability Partnership accumulated 23,995 shares or 0.02% of the stock. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D reported 1.51 million shares or 0.33% of all its holdings. Royal Savings Bank Of Canada accumulated 50 shares. Prudential Fincl invested in 0% or 43,497 shares. Suntrust Banks Inc accumulated 4,204 shares or 0% of the stock. 65,273 are owned by Deutsche Bankshares Ag. Thompson Siegel And Walmsley Ltd Com invested in 0% or 4,940 shares.

Analysts await Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE) to report earnings on July, 24. They expect $0.93 EPS, up 50.00% or $0.31 from last year’s $0.62 per share. ASTE’s profit will be $21.46 million for 15.56 P/E if the $0.93 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.87 actual EPS reported by Astec Industries, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.90% EPS growth.

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