Institutional Investors Sentiment Indicator of MVC Capital Inc (NYSE:MVC) Falls in 2018 Q4

Sentiment for MVC Capital Inc (NYSE:MVC)

MVC Capital Inc (NYSE:MVC) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q4 2018. Its down -0.26, from 1.17 in 2018Q3. The ratio dived, as 10 investment managers started new and increased equity positions, while 11 sold and trimmed stakes in MVC Capital Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database now hold: 6.00 million shares, down from 6.93 million shares in 2018Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding MVC Capital Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 2 to 2 for the same number . Sold All: 6 Reduced: 5 Increased: 6 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 $159.88 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.

It closed at $9.02 lastly. It is down 6.67% since May 8, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.04% the S&P500.

Wynnefield Capital Inc holds 6.61% of its portfolio in MVC Capital, Inc. for 1.59 million shares. West Family Investments Inc. owns 1.22 million shares or 2.6% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Bulldog Investors Llc has 0.75% invested in the company for 242,311 shares. The Minnesota-based Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. has invested 0.62% in the stock. Arbiter Partners Capital Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 190,854 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $24,025 activity.

More notable recent MVC Capital, Inc. (NYSE:MVC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “A 15% Yield For Patient Income Investors – Seeking Alpha” on June 30, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “The Hitch in Marriott Vacations’ Acquisition of ILG – The Motley Fool” published on May 17, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “Noble Midstream Partners Exercises Options to Invest in the EPIC Crude and EPIC Y-Grade Pipelines – Business Wire” on February 04, 2019. More interesting news about MVC Capital, Inc. (NYSE:MVC) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “MVC Capital, Inc. Announces Details of Dutch Tender Offer – GlobeNewswire” published on November 17, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “MVC Capital, Inc. Announces Closing of Senior Notes Offering – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: November 15, 2017.

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