BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (BKCC)’s Financial Results Comparing With Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc. (NASDAQ:SVVC)

BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) and Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc. (NASDAQ:SVVC) compete against each other in the Asset Management sector. We will contrast them and contrast their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation 5 2.78 N/A 0.14 43.48
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc. 7 0.00 N/A 1.59 5.62

In table 1 we can see BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation and Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc. has higher revenue and earnings than BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation. Business that presently has a higher price-to-earnings ratio means that it is the more expensive of the two businesses. BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation’s current price-to-earnings ratio is higher than that of Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc., which means that it is the expensive of the two.

Profitability

Table 2 demonstrates the return on assets, net margins and return on equity of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation and Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation 0.00% 0% 0%
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc. 0.00% 0% 0%

Analyst Recommendations

BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation and Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc. Recommendations and Ratings are available in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation 1 0 1 2.50
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

The consensus price target of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation is $5.25, with potential upside of 2.74%.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

The shares of both BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation and Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 37.23% and 4.77% respectively. Insiders owned 0.69% of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation shares. Competitively, insiders own roughly 9.73% of Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc.’s shares.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation -0.17% -1.32% -1.64% -1.8% 0.17% 13.42%
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc. 0.09% -3.15% -24.09% -32.53% -29.84% -20.36%

For the past year BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation has 13.42% stronger performance while Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc. has -20.36% weaker performance.

Summary

BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation beats Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc. on 5 of the 8 factors.

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