Another up day for BDC stock prices, and for most of the indices. News-wise, a venture debt BDC recaps the quarter’s activity; an unchanged distribution is announced and yet another player returns to the unsecured debt issuance well on favorable terms.
BDC sector prices moved in a surprising direction given the across the board drop in the major indices. Also, we review a dividend announcement and identify potentially very good news at a troubled portfolio company of a mid-sized BDC.
BDC common stocks prices are (almost) universally on an upward tear for a third week, and we’ve got the supporting data. Nonetheless, there’s a confusing mismatch between the mood and the fundamentals which leaves the BDC Reporter puzzled.
The BDC sector dropped back again last week after a head fake the week before. We review the numbers and evaluate what we’ve been learning from the BDCs themselves all week and what remains unknown.
Lower interest rates across the board are continuing and impacting BDC Fixed Income in several ways, including price.
The BDC Reporter discusses three key issues to look out for when Solar Senior Capital reports its IIIQ 2019 results. Extracted from our exclusive – and exhaustive – BDC Earnings Preview Calendar.
A BDC winning streak comes to an end this week, but the market remains buoyant nine months into the year. Little in the way of major developments to report, but credit continues to be a source of concern “maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but soon”.
There was a paucity of news affecting the BDC sector in the week ended September but developments out of the SEC could change price dynamics.