Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact TPG Specialty Lending (TSLX) Share Price

Media headlines about TPG Specialty Lending (NYSE:TSLX) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. TPG Specialty Lending earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.8739462133265 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Several brokerages have commented on TSLX. BidaskClub cut shares of TPG Specialty Lending from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. National Securities lifted their price objective on shares of TPG Specialty Lending from $19.00 to $20.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, November 13th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of TPG Specialty Lending from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Finally, SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price objective on shares of TPG Specialty Lending in a research note on Friday, November 10th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $21.75.

Shares of TPG Specialty Lending (NYSE:TSLX) opened at $19.80 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58, a quick ratio of 0.76 and a current ratio of 0.76. TPG Specialty Lending has a 12 month low of $18.20 and a 12 month high of $21.74. The company has a market cap of $1,190.00, a P/E ratio of 10.10, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.71 and a beta of 0.67.

TPG Specialty Lending (NYSE:TSLX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.08. TPG Specialty Lending had a net margin of 56.43% and a return on equity of 12.63%. The business had revenue of $48.86 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $48.58 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.51 EPS. equities research analysts predict that TPG Specialty Lending will post 2.01 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 12th. Investors of record on Friday, December 15th will be paid a $0.39 dividend. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 14th. TPG Specialty Lending’s dividend payout ratio is currently 79.59%.

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TPG Specialty Lending Company Profile

TPG Specialty Lending, Inc is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Company is a specialty finance company focused on lending to middle-market companies. It seeks to generate current income primarily in the United States-domiciled middle-market companies through direct originations of senior secured loans and originations of mezzanine and unsecured loans and investments in corporate bonds and equity securities.

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