American Capital Ltd. (ACAS) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on American Capital Ltd. (ACAS), hence the stock is down -0.29% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -0.69% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -0.82% and the stock has fallen -0.53% in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.14% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 1.24%.The 200 Day SMA reached 10.07%
American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS): The stock opened in the green at $16.98 on Friday, but the bulls found it difficult to push the prices higher. The stock reached a high of $17.01 and a low of $16.91 for the day. The stock did not find buyers even at the lows and closed at $16.91 recording a loss of -0.29%. 1,564,527 shares exchanged hands during the trading day. The stock had closed at $16.91 in the previous days trading.
American Capital Ltd. (ACAS) : The most positive equity analysts on American Capital Ltd. (ACAS) expects the shares to touch $18, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $15 in the short term. The company is covered by 2 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $16 with an expected fluctuation of $2.12 from the mean.
American Capital, Ltd. is a global asset manager and private equity firm. The Firm both directly and through its asset management business, originates, underwrites and manages investments in middle market private equity, leveraged finance, real estate, energy and structured products. It invests in senior and mezzanine debt and equity in buyouts of private companies sponsored by the Company or sponsored by other private equity funds and provides capital to early stage and mature private and small public companies. It also invests in first and second lien floating rate loans to large-market United States based companies and structured finance investments, including loan securities, debt obligation securities and commercial mortgages and commercial mortgage backed securities. Its business objectives are to increase its net earnings and net asset value by making investments with yields and/or potential for equity and gains and by growing its fee earning assets under management.