Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) has a current consensus EPS estimate for the quarter of $0.54 based on Street analyst predictions. The company is scheduled to next report earnings information on or around 2016-11-03 for the period ending 2016-09-30. In the same quarter last year, the company reported EPS of $0.56.
When a company releases earnings information, the results have the possibility of causing short-term stock movements whether the company misses or beats projections. Prior to the company’s earnings report, investors may be tracking directional trends of provided estimates. The company most recently reported a previous quarter earnings per share of $0.54. The Zacks Research consensus before the earnings release was $0.54.
The gap between the estimate and actual was $0 which created a surprise factor of 0%. The current mean price target on the stock is $35 which includes 7 analysts that were polled by Zacks Research. The high end target price has shares touching $37 and the low end target estimate has the stock moving to $32 within the year. Zacks Research also uses a numerical ratings scale that spans from 1 to 5. Using this rating scale, a 1 would represent a Strong Buy, and a 5 rating would represent a Strong Sell rating. Combining all the ratings on Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN), the current mean is sitting at 2.
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