Analysts See $0.25 EPS for Capitala Finance Corp. (CPTA); Hillhouse Capital Management LTD Has Increased Facebook (FB) Position

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Analysts expect Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) to report $0.25 EPS on August, 5 after the close.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 13.64% from last quarter’s $0.22 EPS. CPTA’s profit would be $4.02 million giving it 9.54 P/E if the $0.25 EPS is correct. After having $0.26 EPS previously, Capitala Finance Corp.’s analysts see -3.85% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.42% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $9.54. About 147,209 shares traded or 33.81% up from the average. Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) has risen 5.94% since July 30, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.51% the S&P500. Some Historical CPTA News: 03/05/2018 - Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is Investigating Capitala Finance Corp. (CPTA) on Behalf of its Shareholders; 25/04/2018 - Capitala Group Announces $1.0 Billion of New Permanent Capital for New Senior Debt Focus; 25/04/2018 - Capitala Group Raises $1.0B of New Permanent Cap for New Venture, Capitala Specialty Lending Corp; 25/04/2018 - Capitala Group Announces $1.0 B of New Permanent Cap for New Senior Debt Focus; 25/04/2018 - CAPITALA GROUP REPORTS $1.0B OF NEW PERMANENT CAPITAL; 02/04/2018 Capitala Finance Corp. Announces Distributions; 07/05/2018 - CAPITALA FINANCE CORP - NET ASSET VALUE PER SHARE OF $13.66 AT MARCH 31, 2018, COMPARED TO $13.91 AT DECEMBER 31, 2017

Hillhouse Capital Management Ltd increased Facebook Inc (FB) stake by 29.66% reported in 2019Q1 SEC filing. Hillhouse Capital Management Ltd acquired 69,823 shares as Facebook Inc (FB)’s stock rose 13.53%. The Hillhouse Capital Management Ltd holds 305,197 shares with $50.87M value, up from 235,374 last quarter. Facebook Inc now has $559.01B valuation. The stock decreased 1.91% or $3.81 during the last trading session, reaching $195.94. About 16.53 million shares traded. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has declined 0.20% since July 30, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 4.63% the S&P500. Some Historical FB News: 16/05/2018 - U.S. SENATE VOTES 52-47 TO ADVANCE BILL TO RETAIN 2015 NET NEUTRALITY RULES; 09/05/2018 - SINGAPORE PREMIER LEE COMMENTS ON MALAYSIA IN FACEBOOK UPDATE; 06/04/2018 - The manwho took on Facebook andwon; 22/05/2018 - SECURITY PROBLEM CAN NEVER BE FULLY SOLVED - ZUCKERBERG; 10/04/2018 - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg aims to pacify U.S. lawmakers; 20/03/2018 - Herjavec, also CEO of a major cybersecurity firm, gives his expert take on the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal; 23/05/2018 - VATTENFALL- AGREEMENTS FOR INTEGRATING OUTPUT OF THREE NEW NORWEGIAN WIND PROJECTS INTO ELECTRIC GRID THAT PROVIDES POWER TO FACEBOOK’S NORDIC DATA CENTRES; 18/03/2018 - The @CommonsCMS Chair, @DamianCollins has issued a statement regarding this weekend’s news stories relating to Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. For more information:; 11/04/2018 - Sen. Cruz: Sen. Cruz Questions Mark Zuckerberg on Alleged Political Bias and Censorship at Facebook; 16/05/2018 - The smart money is betting Facebook will not suffer lasting effects from its Cambridge Analytica data scandal

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in 2019 Q1. Its up 0.44, from 0.71 in 2018Q4. It increased, as 70 investors sold FB shares while 592 reduced holdings. 174 funds opened positions while 590 raised stakes. 1.69 billion shares or 2.26% less from 1.73 billion shares in 2018Q4 were reported. Taylor Asset Mngmt has invested 6.27% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Wellington Mngmt Group Inc Limited Liability Partnership holds 11.50M shares or 0.43% of its portfolio. Rothschild And Asset Mgmt Us has 232,881 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & Corporation has 1.71% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 2.81M shares. Moreover, Mcgowan Grp Asset has 0.04% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 1,395 shares. 11,625 are held by Central Retail Bank And Trust. Morgan Stanley has 0.79% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 16.80M shares. Moreover, Cypress Funds Ltd Liability Company has 3.97% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 150,000 shares. Matthew 25 Corp has invested 5.78% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Cibc World Markets Incorporated accumulated 372,146 shares or 0.29% of the stock. Guinness Asset holds 35,340 shares. 14,082 were accumulated by Cim Investment Mangement Inc. Teewinot Cap Advisers Ltd Liability holds 13.71% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 245,901 shares. Palladium Prns Ltd Liability Co accumulated 0.52% or 43,585 shares. 32,622 are owned by Alps Advsrs.

More notable recent Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Facebook (FB) Earnings After The Bell: Can The Growth Continue? - Nasdaq” on July 24, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Facebook: A Warning You Might Want To Heed - Seeking Alpha” published on July 29, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Facebook (FB) 2nd Quarter Earnings: What to Expect - Nasdaq” on July 24, 2019. More interesting news about Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: FB, PENN, SHAK - Nasdaq” published on July 29, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Facebook (FB) Flat As Market Gains: What You Should Know - Nasdaq” with publication date: July 01, 2019.

Since January 30, 2019, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $252,443 activity. $1.35 million worth of stock was sold by Stretch Colin on Wednesday, January 30. $795,000 worth of stock was sold by Cox Christopher K on Wednesday, January 30. On Thursday, January 31 the insider Wehner David M. sold $788,374.

Among 16 analysts covering Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 94% are positive. Facebook had 38 analyst reports since January 31, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, January 31 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Monday, June 24. As per Thursday, January 31, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 20 by Stifel Nicolaus. Mizuho maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) rating on Monday, March 18. Mizuho has “Buy” rating and $210 target. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, April 9. Canaccord Genuity maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) rating on Thursday, January 31. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $200 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, March 5 by Rosenblatt. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 19 by JMP Securities. On Wednesday, June 19 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Buy”.

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 $153.55 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.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.78 in Q1 2019. Its up 0.78, from 1 in 2018Q4. It increased, as 4 investors sold Capitala Finance Corp. shares while 5 reduced holdings. 8 funds opened positions while 8 raised stakes. 2.23 million shares or 8.31% less from 2.43 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported. Tower Ltd Limited Liability Company (Trc) invested 0% in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Suntrust Banks holds 0.01% in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) or 319,216 shares. Arrowstreet Partnership holds 66,101 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 386,045 are owned by Punch Associate Investment Mngmt. Oppenheimer And, New York-based fund reported 46,476 shares. Ancora Lc holds 50,000 shares. Bb&T Securities Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Kemper reported 0.28% of its portfolio in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Hudock Cap Group Inc has invested 0% in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Morgan Stanley owns 61,007 shares. Advisors Asset Management Incorporated has invested 0.03% in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Carroll Fincl Associates accumulated 140,945 shares. Pnc Services Gp Inc invested in 0% or 1,500 shares. California Employees Retirement holds 40,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Commercial Bank Of America Corp De, a North Carolina-based fund reported 22,174 shares.

Since June 13, 2019, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 selling transactions for $23,622 activity. Alala Joseph B III had bought 2,576 shares worth $23,622.

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