Goldman Sachs BDC Inc(GSBD:NYE) Wells Fargo raises the target price to $17

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Goldman Sachs BDC Inc

Wells Fargo maintains Goldman Sachs BDC Inc with an Equal-Weight rating and raises the target price to $17 from $16.5 on the company’s stock.

Based on the Goldman Sachs BDC Inc stock forecasts from 2 analysts, the average analyst target price for Goldman Sachs BDC Inc is USD 18.67 over the next 12 months. Goldman Sachs BDC Inc’s average analyst rating is Hold . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Goldman Sachs BDC Inc is Neutral, which is based on 5 positive signals and 5 negative signals. At the last closing, Goldman Sachs BDC Inc’s stock price was USD 17.61Goldman Sachs BDC Inc’s stock price has changed by +0.06% over the past week, +4.45% over the past month and -9.78% over the last year.

What we like:

High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What we don’t like:

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Negative cashflow

The company had negative total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

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