American Capital (ACAS) - FREE Research Report

Harper Philip R who is Director at American Capital sold 15,000 shares at $14.76 on Dec. 16, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.07% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.51, down $0.25, or 1.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Capital go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 19,639
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 88,870
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 104,238

The average volume for American Capital has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Capital has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 21.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

American Capital, Ltd. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in management and employee buyouts, leveraged finance, mezzanine, acquisition, recapitalization, middle market, and growth capital investments. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.9. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate American Capital a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Capital as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full American Capital Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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