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KCAP Financial (KCAP)

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  • Wed, Mar. 25, 1:16 PM
    • The Q1 quarterly distribution of $0.21 per share stands against the previous $0.25 payout.
    • Previously: KCAP Financial declares $0.21 dividend (March 24)
    • The company one week ago announced a delay in the filing of its Q4 results and annual report after identifying an error in its accounting for NII from equity investments in CLOs, though NAV, EPS, and distributable income will not be impacted by the correction of the error.
    • KCAP -4.6%
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  • Tue, Jan. 6, 2:11 PM
    • These income producers might typically enjoy the big run lower in interest rates (the 10-year yield is all the way down to 1.94%), but it's coming alongside a continued plunge in oil (now all the way down to $47.61).
    • ETFs: BDCL, BDCS, BIZD
    • Individual names: Fifth Street Finance (FSC -2.1%), Ares Capital (ARCC -1%), FS Investment (FSIC -1.6%), Main Street Capital (MAIN -2.6%), PennantPark Investment (PNNT -3.2%), TCP Capital (TCPC -2.9%), KCAP Financial (KCAP -1.6%).
    • Notably higher for a 2nd straight day is OHA Investment (OHAI +1.9%) after SA Pro's Cahaba Research on Monday morning made the case for buying this busted BDC at a greater than 40% discount to book value.
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  • Dec. 17, 2014, 3:41 PM
    • Popular high-yield ETFs HYG and JNK are each ahead by 2% in today's session as the energy sector - which makes up a sizable portion of the high-yield universe posts a strong rally, with the XLE higher by 4.1%.
    • BDCs can sort of be considered the equity equivalents of junk bonds, and they're putting in a big rally today as well.
    • Prospect Capital (PSEC +1.5%), Main Street (MAIN +4.1%), Blackrock Kelso (BKCC +2.4%), Triangle Capital (TCAP +6.4%), KCAP Financial (KCAP +2.6%), THL Credit (TCRD +3.5%), Medley Capital (MCC +2.2%), Fifth Street Finance (FSC +1.5%)
    • ETFs: BDCL, BDCS, BIZD
    | 20 Comments
  • Dec. 8, 2014, 11:30 AM
    • A bellwether of sorts in the BDC sector, Prospect Capital (PSEC -6.2%) earlier announced a big dividend cut, and the suspension of its stock issuance program so long as the share price is so far south of book value.
    • Prospect has some of its own issues to deal with, but common across the sector is too much money chasing too few deals, and the resultant lower yields for lower quality lending.
    • Fifth Street Capital (FSC -2.9%), Triangle Capital (TCAP -6.1%), TICC Capital (TICC -2.2%), KCAP Financial (KCAP -1.7%), Medley Capital (MCC -2.3%) Gladstone (GLAD -3.6%), OHA Investment (OHAI -5%), Blackrock Kelso (BKCC -1.1%), Main Street Capital (MAIN -0.2%), PennantPark (PNNT -1.3%).
    • ETFs: BDCL, BDCS, BIZD
    • Previously: Prospect Capital suspends ATM stock issuance program as dividend is cut (Dec. 8, 2014)
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  • Oct. 15, 2014, 11:05 AM
    • The spread of the junk bond index over Treasurys was below 300 basis points around the start of the summer, and around 400 bps near Labor Day. With today's sharp drop in Treasury yields (without a comparable move down in junk), the spread has blown out to more than 500 basis points.
    • HYG -0.25%, JNK -0.3%
    • Rough publicly traded equity proxies for high-yield, if you will, BDCs remain stuck in a bear market. Prospect Capital (PSEC -3.6%), Fifth Street Finance (FSC -2%), Main Street Capital (MAIN -3.8%), Blackrock Kelso (BKCC -2.6%), TICC Capital (TICC -5.1%), KCAP Financial (KCAP -4.7%).
    • BDC ETFs: BDCL, BDCS, BIZD
    • High-yield ETFs: HYG, JNK, HYLD, SJB, ANGL, HYLS, UJB, XOVR, QLTC
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  • Oct. 7, 2014, 9:44 AM
    • KCAP Financial (KCAP -4.7%) prices its 3M share secondary at $8.59 each, with the underwriters having an option to buy another 450K shares at that price.
    • The stock's early decline takes it to $8.19.
    • Source: Press Release
    | 1 Comment
  • Jun. 18, 2012, 10:23 AM
    Kohlberg Capital (KCAP) +6.7% after it increases its dividend by $0.06 to $0.24/share, with the rise attributable "in large part" to the firm's acquisition of Trimaran Advisors in February. Kohlberg has adopted a "dividend reinvestment plan" in which it will reinvest the dividends in the company's shares on behalf of stockholders unless they elect to receive cash. (PR)
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Company Description
KCAP Financial Inc is an internally managed closed-end investment company. The Company originates, structures and invests in senior secured term loans, mezzanine debt and privately-held middle market companies.