Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.65, from 1.63 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 18 investors sold Main Street Capital Corporation shares while 47 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 12.10 million shares or 1.54% more from 11.91 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported.
Avalon Advisors Limited Company invested in 6,259 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Macquarie Gru Ltd has invested 0.06% in Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN). Gam Hldgs Ag holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) for 12,230 shares. Eqis Capital Management holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) for 6,360 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 0% or 386 shares. Comerica Savings Bank reported 6,000 shares. 39,172 were reported by Guild Investment Management Incorporated. 44,072 were accumulated by Raymond James Fincl Serv Advsrs. Opus Cap Grp Limited Liability invested in 0.51% or 72,466 shares. Hamilton Point Limited Company holds 0.94% or 54,696 shares. 1,559 were reported by Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt. Miller Howard Investments Inc New York invested 0.13% in Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN). Clearbridge Ltd Liability reported 296,566 shares. Next Fincl Grp Inc Incorporated stated it has 0.09% of its portfolio in Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN). Focused Wealth Mgmt reported 16,124 shares stake.
Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) Ratings Coverage
Among 2 analysts covering Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Main Street Capital had 2 analyst reports since November 5, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, February 27. The company was upgraded on Monday, November 5 by Raymond James. Below is a list of Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) latest ratings and price target changes.
27/02/2019 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $42 Maintain
05/11/2018 Broker: Raymond James Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Outperform New Target: $41 Upgrade
The stock increased 0.50% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $38.44. About 622,375 shares traded or 100.92% up from the average. Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) has risen 8.74% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.37% the S&P500.
Main Street Capital Corporation is a business development firm specializing in long- term equity and debt investments in small and lower middle market companies. The company has market cap of $2.38 billion. The firm focuses on investments in, subordinated loans, private equity, venture debt, mezzanine investments, mature, mid venture, industry consolidation, later stage, late venture, emerging growth, management buyouts, change of control transactions, ownership transitions, recapitalizations, strategic acquisitions, refinancing, business expansion capital, growth financings, family estate planning, and other growth initiatives primarily for later stage businesses. It has a 13.75 P/E ratio. It invests in consumer discretionary, consumer staples, energy, healthcare, industrials, information technology, materials, telecommunication services, and utilities sectors.
More notable recent Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) news were published by: Bloomberg.com which released: “NYSE Dumps Bots for Humans to Make ETF Trading Smoother – Bloomberg” on February 28, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “Main Street Capital Corp (MAIN) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript – The Motley Fool” published on March 01, 2019, Streetinsider.com published: “Main Street Capital (MAIN) Tops Q4 EPS by 6c – StreetInsider.com” on February 28, 2019. More interesting news about Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) were released by: Ft.com and their article: “US exchange giants try to thwart SEC pricing plan – Financial Times” published on February 15, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Main Street Capital Q4 net increase in assets $9.51M – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 28, 2019.