Jianpu Technology Inc. (JT) Reaches $7.03 After 6.00% Down Move; Capitala Finance (CPTA) SI Increased By 70.03%

January 14, 2018 - By Louis Casey

Capitala Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:CPTA) had an increase of 70.03% in short interest. CPTA’s SI was 165,100 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 70.03% from 97,100 shares previously. With 161,700 avg volume, 1 days are for Capitala Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:CPTA)’s short sellers to cover CPTA’s short positions. The stock increased 0.80% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $7.54. About 108,900 shares traded. Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) has risen 2.79% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.91% the S&P500.

The stock of Jianpu Technology Inc. (NYSE:JT) is a huge mover today! The stock decreased 6.14% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $7.03. About 637,867 shares traded. Jianpu Technology Inc. (NYSE:JT) has 0.00% since January 14, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for the $1.16B company. It was reported on Jan, 14 by Barchart.com. We have $6.61 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:JT worth $69.54 million less.

Among 11 analysts covering Capitala Finance (NASDAQ:CPTA), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Capitala Finance had 30 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. MLV maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, August 11 report. The stock of Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) earned “Equal Weight” rating by Stephens on Tuesday, August 18. Jefferies downgraded the shares of CPTA in report on Thursday, November 16 to “Hold” rating. As per Tuesday, August 8, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, November 11 with “Overweight”. Deutsche Bank maintained Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) rating on Friday, August 12. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $16.25 target. Deutsche Bank maintained Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) rating on Wednesday, August 12. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $18 target. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, October 22 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Sunday, July 23. Keefe Bruyette & Woods initiated Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) on Thursday, September 3 with “Market Perform” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.05, from 1 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 9 investors sold Capitala Finance Corp. shares while 10 reduced holdings. 8 funds opened positions while 10 raised stakes. 2.53 million shares or 36.38% less from 3.97 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Advisors Asset Mngmt holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) for 414,300 shares. New York-based Oppenheimer And Com Inc has invested 0.01% in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Confluence Management Limited Liability Corp invested 0.03% in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Virtu Fin Limited Liability Com owns 10,872 shares. Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag has 0% invested in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) for 1,500 shares. Acadian Asset Mgmt reported 0% in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Hudock Group Incorporated Limited Liability holds 550 shares. Manufacturers Life The has invested 0% of its portfolio in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Bb&T Limited accumulated 207,610 shares. Us Bancorp De holds 0% in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) or 500 shares. Morgan Stanley stated it has 0% in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Balyasny Asset Mngmt Lc has invested 0% in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Tower Rech Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company (Trc) has invested 0% of its portfolio in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA). Regent Invest Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.14% of its portfolio in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA) for 43,940 shares. Wilbanks Smith And Thomas Asset Lc reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:CPTA).

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 $120.16 million. The fund targets companies in the business services, commercial and professional services, manufacturing, consumer and retail, energy, and health-care industries. It has a 70.47 P/E ratio. It typically considers investments in the United States.

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