Today Capitala Finance Corp (NASDAQ:CPTA) Reported Increase in Shorted Shares

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.63 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.70, from 0.93 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 2 investors sold Capitala Finance Corp. shares while 6 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 4 raised stakes. 4.19 million shares or 93.79% more from 2.16 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
30,949 are owned by Millennium Management Lc. Bb&T Ltd Liability Corporation owns 0.01% invested in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) for 123,074 shares. California Employees Retirement Sys invested 0% of its portfolio in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Pnc Ser Grp accumulated 3,300 shares. Natl Bank Of America De owns 21,869 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Roumell Asset Mgmt Ltd Co reported 1.44% of its portfolio in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Royal Fincl Bank Of Canada accumulated 400 shares or 0% of the stock. Jpmorgan Chase & Com invested in 0% or 1,531 shares. Kemper stated it has 1,710 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 500 were reported by Us Bancshares De. Oppenheimer & Co owns 25,167 shares. Advisors Asset Mgmt Inc holds 2.61 million shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Macquarie Ltd reported 0% of its portfolio in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Bridgeway Capital Mngmt Inc holds 299,380 shares. Acadian Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has 2,362 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

The stock of Capitala Finance Corp (NASDAQ:CPTA) registered an increase of 46.49% in short interest. CPTA’s total short interest was 87,600 shares in December as published by FINRA. Its up 46.49% from 59,800 shares, reported previously. With 78,300 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 1 days to cover their CPTA’s short positions.

The stock decreased 2.23% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $7.89. About 88,843 shares traded or 41.29% up from the average. Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) has declined 4.95% since December 7, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.57% the S&P500.

Capitala Finance Corp. is a Business Development Company specializing in traditional mezzanine, senior subordinated and unitranche debt, first-lien and second-lien loans, equity investments in sponsored and non-sponsored lower and traditional middle market companies. The company has market cap of $126.47 million. The fund targets companies in the business services, commercial and professional services, manufacturing, consumer and retail, energy, and health-care industries. It currently has negative earnings. It typically considers investments in the United States.

More notable recent Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Capitala Group Promotes Casey Swercheck to Director of Capital Strategies – Business Wire” on July 11, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Capitala Group Leads $37.0 Million Investment in Installs LLC – Business Wire” published on June 27, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Capitala Finance Corp. Announces Distributions – Nasdaq” on October 01, 2018. More interesting news about Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Capitala Finance Corp. Schedules Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call – GlobeNewswire” published on October 04, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Upcoming Book Value Declines For This Higher Yielding BDC? – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: June 20, 2018.

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