$0.21 EPS Expected for Gladstone Capital (GLAD); JP Morgan Chase & Company (JPM) Shorts Raised By 4.4%

November 15, 2017 - By Michael Collier

JP Morgan Chase & Company (NYSE:JPM) had an increase of 4.4% in short interest. JPM’s SI was 28.21M shares in November as released by FINRA. Its up 4.4% from 27.03 million shares previously. With 11.27M avg volume, 3 days are for JP Morgan Chase & Company (NYSE:JPM)’s short sellers to cover JPM’s short positions. The stock decreased 0.58% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $97.27. About shares traded. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) has risen 33.74% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.04% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Gladstone Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:GLAD) to report $0.21 EPS on November, 20 after the close.They anticipate $0.00 EPS change or 0.00% from last quarter’s $0.21 EPS. GLAD’s profit would be $5.48 million giving it 11.43 P/E if the $0.21 EPS is correct. After having $0.21 EPS previously, Gladstone Capital Corporation’s analysts see 0.00% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.21% or $0.02 on November 14, reaching $9.6. About shares traded. Gladstone Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:GLAD) has risen 40.20% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.50% the S&P500.

Gladstone Capital Corporation is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company, operating as a business development firm . The company has market cap of $250.71 million. The objectives of the Company are to achieve and grow current income by investing in debt securities of established businesses that it believes will provide stable earnings and cash flow to pay expenses, make principal and interest payments on its outstanding indebtedness and make distributions to stockholders that grow over time, and to provide its stockholders with long-term capital appreciation in the value of its assets by investing in equity securities of established businesses that it believes can grow over time to permit it to sell its equity investments for capital gains. It has a 7.13 P/E ratio. The Firm is focused on investing in lower middle-market companies in the United States.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.67 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.38, from 1.29 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 6 investors sold Gladstone Capital Corporation shares while 12 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 17 raised stakes. 3.26 million shares or 9.87% more from 2.97 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Commonwealth Equity Service reported 0% of its portfolio in Gladstone Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:GLAD). Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Gladstone Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:GLAD) for 25,840 shares. Eagle Advsr Limited Liability owns 14,880 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Cue Fincl Group Inc holds 0.07% in Gladstone Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:GLAD) or 10,300 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And has 79,531 shares. Invesco holds 766,415 shares. Blackrock reported 162,879 shares. 26,000 were accumulated by Susquehanna Int Group Inc Ltd Liability Partnership. American Rech And Mgmt Co reported 400 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Fifth Third Bancorp, a Ohio-based fund reported 3,500 shares. Da Davidson invested in 0% or 9,167 shares. Creative Planning invested in 0% or 3,313 shares. Howe & Rusling reported 575 shares stake. Morgan Stanley holds 0% or 174,294 shares. Mckinley Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Co Delaware has 0.04% invested in Gladstone Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:GLAD) for 122,053 shares.

Among 3 analysts covering Gladstone Capital (NASDAQ:GLAD), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Gladstone Capital had 4 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Hilliard Lyons upgraded the shares of GLAD in report on Friday, May 5 to “Neutral” rating. Vetr downgraded it to “Buy” rating and $8.75 target in Monday, August 24 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, September 1. The rating was initiated by Wedbush on Wednesday, September 27 with “Hold”.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a financial holding company. The company has market cap of $337.50 billion. The Firm is engaged in investment banking, financial services. It has a 13.95 P/E ratio. It operates in four divisions, as well as a Corporate segment.

Among 32 analysts covering JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM), 17 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. JPMorgan Chase & Co had 86 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 11 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Monday, January 18 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Neutral”. On Friday, July 7 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The stock of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 18 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, August 23 by BMO Capital Markets. Nomura maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, September 7 report. On Monday, October 17 the stock rating was downgraded by Buckingham Research to “Neutral”. Sandler O’Neill downgraded the shares of JPM in report on Thursday, October 6 to “Hold” rating. Macquarie Research downgraded JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) on Friday, September 9 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, July 14.

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