MVC Capital Inc (NYSE:MVC): Institutional Investor Sentiment Up to 1.4

Sentiment for MVC Capital Inc (NYSE:MVC)

MVC Capital Inc (NYSE:MVC) institutional sentiment increased to 1.4 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.26, from 1.14 in 2018Q1. The ratio is better, as 14 investment professionals increased or started new stock positions, while 10 reduced and sold stakes in MVC Capital Inc. The investment professionals in our partner’s database reported: 7.32 million shares, down from 7.92 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of investment professionals holding MVC Capital Inc in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 2 to 2 for the same number . Sold All: 3 Reduced: 7 Increased: 10 New Position: 4.

MVC Capital, Inc. is a business development firm specializing in equity, acquisition financing, mezzanine financing, management buyouts, leveraged buildups, corporate partnerships, PIPE transactions, going private transactions, private firm recapitalizations, operational turnarounds, and growth and expansion capital transaction financing. The company has market cap of $164.68 million. The firm seeks to invest in mature, small, and middle-market companies. It currently has negative earnings. It seeks to invest in companies in the consumer products, business services, industrial manufacturing and services, automotive retailing, energy, food and food service, financial services, insurance, industrial distribution and value-added distribution, medical devices and equipment, specialty chemicals, and security sectors.

The stock decreased 1.46% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $8.75. About 13,818 shares traded. MVC Capital, Inc. (NYSE:MVC) has declined 7.59% since December 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.21% the S&P500.

Wynnefield Capital Inc holds 5.57% of its portfolio in MVC Capital, Inc. for 1.59 million shares. West Family Investments Inc. owns 1.20 million shares or 2.81% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Bulldog Investors Llc has 2.01% invested in the company for 802,106 shares. The Minnesota-based Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. has invested 0.52% in the stock. City Of London Investment Management Co Ltd, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 261,259 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 insider buy, and 5 selling transactions for $1.00 million activity.

More notable recent MVC Capital, Inc. (NYSE:MVC) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “MVC Capital Commences Dutch Tender Offer NYSE:MVC – GlobeNewswire” on November 22, 2017, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “MVC Capital, Inc. Announces Offering of Notes – GlobeNewswire” published on November 06, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “BDCs: Watch, Learn, And Take Nothing For Granted – Seeking Alpha” on June 24, 2017. More interesting news about MVC Capital, Inc. (NYSE:MVC) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “MVC Capital Announces Third Quarter 2018 Results NYSE:MVC – GlobeNewswire” published on September 10, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Equus Announces Third Quarter Net Asset Value – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: November 16, 2018.

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