|Bid||13.61 x 800|
|Ask||13.89 x 900|
|Day's Range||13.52 - 13.69|
|52 Week Range||6.01 - 13.75|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.41|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||13.11|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.00 (7.35%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Mar 30, 2021|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Stellus Capital (SCM) shares have started gaining and might continue moving higher in the near term, as indicated by solid earnings estimate revisions.
Stellus Capital (SCM) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 0.00% and -1.74%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?
On Thursday, March 04, Stellus Capital Inv (NYSE:SCM) will release its latest earnings report. Decipher the announcement with Benzinga's help. Net Income, Earnings, And Earnings Per Share Earnings and EPS are useful metrics of profitability. Total earnings also known as net income is equal to total revenue minus total expenses. Dividing net income by the total number of shares outstanding yields EPS. Earnings And Revenue Stellus Capital Inv EPS will likely be near $0.27 while revenue will be around $13.79 million, according to analysts. In the same quarter last year, Stellus Capital Inv announced EPS of $0.32 on revenue of $15.39 million. What Are Analyst Estimates And Earnings Surprises, And Why Do They Matter? Analysts who cover this company will publish forward-looking estimates of its revenue and EPS each quarter. Averaging together every EPS and revenue prediction that each analyst makes about a company in a quarter yields the "consensus estimates." A company posting earnings or revenue above or below the consensus estimate is known as an "earnings surprise" and may move the stock by a considerable margin. View more earnings on SCM If the company were to match the consensus estimate when it reports Thursday, earnings would be down 15.62%. Revenue would be down 10.4% from the year-ago period. The company's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past like this: Quarter Q3 2020 Q2 2020 Q1 2020 Q4 2020 EPS Estimate 0.26 0.24 0.32 0.32 EPS Actual 0.29 0.28 0.32 0.32 Revenue Estimate 13.86 M 14.53 M 15.74 M 15.53 M Revenue Actual 14.02 M 13.84 M 15.24 M 15.39 M Stock Performance Shares of Stellus Capital Inv were trading at $11.78 as of March 02. Over the last 52-week period, shares are down 6.33%. Given that these returns are generally negative, long-term shareholders are probably down going into this earnings release. Do not be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. Stellus Capital Inv is scheduled to hold the call at 11:00:00 ET and can be accessed here. See more from BenzingaClick here for options trades from BenzingaA Preview Of Global Ship Lease's EarningsA Preview Of ViewRay's Earnings© 2021 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.