Why TCP Capital Is Poised to Outperform
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, business development company TCP Capital has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at TCP and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Chairman / CEO Howard Levkowitz
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, all 18 members who have rated TCP believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
TCPC has been growing its portfolio, NAV, earnings, and sustainable dividends, currently yielding 9% (or 9.6% including special dividends), in a prudent manner by keeping leverage lower than most, and investing in safer types of investments with variable rates ready to take advantage of any potential rate increases. The current valuations of TCPC are lower to average compared to most BDCs. Given the favorable risk profile and decent dividend, I would price TCPC with higher-than-average NAV multiples (also using the recently reported NAV of $15.14) and average P/E multiples giving it a target price of $20.
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