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Barings BDC
BBDC

$9.19
0.65%
 

About: Barings BDC Inc operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company and has elected to be treated as a business development company. The company's investment objective is to generate current income by investing directly in privately held middle-market companies to help these companies fund acquisitions, growth, or refinancing. Barings employs fundamental credit analysis and targets investments in businesses with low levels of cyclicality and operating risk relative to other businesses in this market segment. The holding size of each position will generally be dependent upon a number of factors including total facility size, pricing and structure, and the number of other lenders in the facility.

Employees: 2

0
Funds holding %
of 6,474 funds
Analysts bullish %
0
News positive %
of 5 articles

Fund manager confidence

Based on 2023 Q4 SEC filings by fund managers ($100M+ AUM)

23% more call options, than puts

Call options by funds: $667K | Put options by funds: $542K

0% more funds holding in top 10

Funds holding in top 10: 3 [Q3] → 3 (+0) [Q4]

1.91% less ownership

Funds ownership: 45.88% [Q3] → 43.97% (-1.91%) [Q4]

7% less funds holding

Funds holding: 208 [Q3] → 193 (-15) [Q4]

8% less capital invested

Capital invested by funds: $437M [Q3] → $403M (-$33.6M) [Q4]

14% less repeat investments, than reductions

Existing positions increased: 56 | Existing positions reduced: 65

38% less first-time investments, than exits

New positions opened: 25 | Existing positions closed: 40

Research analyst outlook

2 Wall Street Analysts provided 1 year price forecasts over the past 6 months

Low target
$8.5
8%
downside
Avg. target
$8.63
6%
downside
High target
$8.75
5%
downside

2 analyst ratings

positive
0%
neutral
100%
negative
0%
Wells Fargo
Finian O'Shea
5%downside
$8.75
Equal-Weight
Maintained
29 Jan 2024
Wells Fargo
Finian O'Shea
8%downside
$8.5
Equal-Weight
Downgraded
13 Nov 2023

Financial journalist opinion

Based on 5 articles about BBDC published over the past 30 days