NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

BlackRock Kelso Capital Corporation

(Nasdaq:

BKCC

) hit a new 52-week low Friday as it is currently trading at $8.54, below its previous 52-week low of $8.57 with 57,588 shares traded as of 9:36 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 537,000 shares over the past 30 days.

BlackRock Kelso has a market cap of $633 million and is part of the

financial

sector and

financial services

industry. Shares are down 21.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

BlackRock Kelso Capital Corporation is a private equity firm specializing in investments in middle market companies. The firm invests in all industries. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.2, above the average financial services industry P/E ratio of 9.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates BlackRock Kelso as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

BlackRock Kelso Ratings Report

.

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