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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.11
CPTA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CPTA: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CPTA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.18 Max: N/A
Current: 0.11
Equity-to-Asset 0.43
CPTA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
83% of the 1407 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. CPTA: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CPTA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.44 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.43
0.43
0.56
Interest Coverage 1.47
CPTA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
94% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1018.62 vs. CPTA: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CPTA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 1.56 Max: 2.32
Current: 1.47
1.33
2.32
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 0.81
WACC vs ROIC
7.08%
5.13%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 42.51
CPTA's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
53% of the 1424 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 49.57 vs. CPTA: 42.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CPTA' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.59  Med: 46.54 Max: 54.99
Current: 42.51
39.59
54.99
Net Margin % 13.40
CPTA's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
67% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 41.12 vs. CPTA: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CPTA' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.95  Med: 51.55 Max: 198.76
Current: 13.4
-6.95
198.76
ROE % 3.57
CPTA's ROE % is ranked lower than
56% of the 1518 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. CPTA: 3.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CPTA' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.35  Med: 5.44 Max: 69.6
Current: 3.57
-1.35
69.6
ROA % 1.51
CPTA's ROA % is ranked lower than
57% of the 1548 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. CPTA: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CPTA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.68  Med: 2.36 Max: 30.75
Current: 1.51
-0.68
30.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 992.20
CPTA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
83% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 45.26 vs. CPTA: 992.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CPTA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 357.5  Med: 2193.81 Max: 5200.54
Current: 992.2
357.5
5200.54
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 16.50
CPTA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CPTA: 16.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CPTA' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 16.5
Current: 16.5
0
16.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -14.00
CPTA's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
73% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. CPTA: -14.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CPTA' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: -14
Current: -14
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -36.10
CPTA's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CPTA: -36.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CPTA' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: -36.1
Current: -36.1
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Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management    NAICS: 523920    SIC: 6733
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Headquarter Location:USA
Capitala Finance Corp is an externally managed non-diversified closed-end management investment company. The Company's investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments.

Capitala Finance Corp is an externally managed non-diversified closed-end management investment company incorporated in Maryland. The Company was formed for the purpose of acquiring, through a series of transactions, an investment portfolio from the following entities: CapitalSouth Partners Fund I Limited Partnership; CapitalSouth Partners Fund II Limited Partnership; CapitalSouth Partners Fund III, L.P.; CapitalSouth Partners SBIC Fund III, L.P. and CapitalSouth Partners Florida Sidecar Fund I, L.P.; raising capital in the IPO; and continuing and expanding the business of the Legacy Funds by making additional debt and equity investments in lower middle-market and middle-market companies. It provides capital to lower and traditional middle-market companies in the United States, with a non-exclusive emphasis on the Southeast, Southwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. It invests primarily in companies with a history of earnings growth and positive cash flow, proven management teams, product or service with competitive advantages and industry-appropriate margins. It invests in companies with between $5 million and $30 million in trailing twelve month earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization. The Company's investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 24.69
CPTA's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. CPTA: 24.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CPTA' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.67  Med: 20.25 Max: 216.71
Current: 24.69
10.67
216.71
Forward PE Ratio 8.87
CPTA's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.14 vs. CPTA: 8.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 24.69
CPTA's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
73% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.98 vs. CPTA: 24.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CPTA' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.67  Med: 20.25 Max: 216.71
Current: 24.69
10.67
216.71
PB Ratio 0.91
CPTA's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CPTA: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CPTA' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.03
Current: 0.91
0.61
1.03
PS Ratio 3.27
CPTA's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. CPTA: 3.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CPTA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.46  Med: 4.09 Max: 15.17
Current: 3.27
2.46
15.17
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 3.23
CPTA's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
88% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 15.43 vs. CPTA: 3.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CPTA' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 3.05 Max: 3.36
Current: 3.23
2.32
3.36
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.23
CPTA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
88% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.86 vs. CPTA: 3.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CPTA' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 3.05 Max: 3.36
Current: 3.23
2.32
3.36
EV-to-EBIT 17.76
CPTA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. CPTA: 17.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CPTA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: 17.6 Max: 48.8
Current: 17.76
-0.6
48.8
EV-to-EBITDA 17.76
CPTA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
68% of the 1333 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.65 vs. CPTA: 17.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CPTA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: 17.6 Max: 48.8
Current: 17.76
-0.6
48.8
Current Ratio 3.45
CPTA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.32 vs. CPTA: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CPTA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.45  Med: 13.94 Max: 20.1
Current: 3.45
3.45
20.1
Quick Ratio 3.45
CPTA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. CPTA: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CPTA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.45  Med: 13.94 Max: 20.1
Current: 3.45
3.45
20.1
Days Sales Outstanding 31.62
CPTA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
56% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 40.24 vs. CPTA: 31.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CPTA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.76  Med: 31.62 Max: 46.99
Current: 31.62
26.76
46.99

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 12.03
CPTA's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
94% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. CPTA: 12.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CPTA' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.33  Med: 12.48 Max: 17.96
Current: 12.03
2.33
17.96
Dividend Payout Ratio 3.06
CPTA's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. CPTA: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
CPTA' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 2.07 Max: 3.06
Current: 3.06
0.21
3.06
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 55.70
CPTA's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CPTA: 55.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
CPTA' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 55.7
Current: 55.7
0
55.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 10.92
CPTA's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
92% of the 1408 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. CPTA: 10.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 11.87
CPTA's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
88% of the 1743 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. CPTA: 11.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CPTA' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.33  Med: 12.48 Max: 17.96
Current: 11.87
2.33
17.96
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -7.00
CPTA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. CPTA: -7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CPTA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: -7
-7
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.89
CPTA's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 1434 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. CPTA: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CPTA' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 0.89 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.89
0.71
0.96
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.80
CPTA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 819 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. CPTA: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CPTA' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 0.94 Max: 2.16
Current: 0.8
0.69
2.16
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.99
CPTA's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
59% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. CPTA: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
CPTA' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 0.65 Max: 1
Current: 0.99
0.62
1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.60
CPTA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
52% of the 1804 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. CPTA: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CPTA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 5.7 Max: 17281.5
Current: 5.6
2
17281.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $68.31
EPS (TTM) $ 0.57
Beta1.13
Short Percentage of Float0.27%
52-Week Range $11.51 - 15.80
Shares Outstanding (Mil)15.88

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.61 1.60
EPS without NRI ($) 1.61 1.60
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 1.56 1.56
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