K2 Principal Fund buys $13,486,910 stake in American Capital Ltd. (ACAS)

American Capital Ltd. (ACAS) : K2 Principal Fund scooped up 375,357 additional shares in American Capital Ltd. during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 11, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 815,905 shares of American Capital Ltd. which is valued at $13,486,910.American Capital Ltd. makes up approximately 3.14% of K2 Principal Fund’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Ancora Advisors added ACAS to its portfolio by purchasing 30,000 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $495,900. American Capital Ltd. makes up approx 0.06% of Ancora Advisors’s portfolio.Hap Trading reduced its stake in ACAS by selling 149,890 shares or 80.28% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 36,827 shares of ACAS which is valued at $608,382. American Capital Ltd. makes up approx 0.05% of Hap Trading’s portfolio.

American Capital Ltd. opened for trading at $16.6 and hit $16.68 on the upside on Tuesday, eventually ending the session at $16.62, with a gain of 0.24% or 0.04 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 9,67,833 shares. Company has a market cap of $3,581 M.

On the company’s financial health, American Capital Ltd. reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.23 according to the earnings call on Aug 3, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.24. The company had revenue of $142.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $125.19 million. The company’s revenue was down -15.5 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.24 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on American Capital Ltd.. American Capital Ltd. was Downgraded by JP Morgan to ” Neutral” on Aug 4, 2016.

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.

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