American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS), hence the stock is down -2.27% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -1.88% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -0.69% and the stock has fallen -0.63% in the past 1 week.
The company shares have rallied 16.19% from its 1 Year high price. On May 31, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $16.19 and the one year low was seen on Sep 29, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $15.92 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $14.89.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.29% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.13%.
American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS): The stock was completely flat for the day, closing at $15.86 on Friday. The flat closing masks the intraday volatility in the stock. After opening at $15.90, the stock touched an intraday high of $15.94 and a low of $15.85. Neither the bulls nor the bears asserted their supremacy at close, due to which the stock closed completely flat. The stock previously closed at $15.86. The total trading volume on Friday was 923,899.
In an insider trading activity, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Mchale Thomas, officer (EVP and Senior Managing Dir.) of American Capital, Ltd, had unloaded 9,631 shares at an average price of $15.92 in a transaction dated on May 11, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $153,326.
American Capital, Ltd. is a global asset manager and private equity firm. The Firm both directly and through its asset management business, originates, underwrites and manages investments in middle market private equity, leveraged finance, real estate, energy and structured products. It invests in senior and mezzanine debt and equity in buyouts of private companies sponsored by the Company or sponsored by other private equity funds and provides capital to early stage and mature private and small public companies. It also invests in first and second lien floating rate loans to large-market United States based companies and structured finance investments, including loan securities, debt obligation securities and commercial mortgages and commercial mortgage backed securities. Its business objectives are to increase its net earnings and net asset value by making investments with yields and/or potential for equity and gains and by growing its fee earning assets under management.