Main Street Capital - MAIN Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $47.67
  • Forecasted Upside: -3.10%
  • Number of Analysts: 6
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$49.19
▼ -0.57 (-1.15%)

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Analyst Price Target for MAIN

Analyst Price Target is $47.67
▼ -3.10% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 6 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Main Street Capital in the last 3 months. The average price target is $47.67, with a high forecast of $52.00 and a low forecast of $43.00. The average price target represents a -3.10% upside from the last price of $49.19.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 6 investment analysts is to hold stock in Main Street Capital. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
1/1/2023
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  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
4/1/2023
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  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
6/30/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 0 sell ratings
9/28/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
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12/27/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
3/26/2024
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
5/25/2024
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
6/24/2024

Latest Recommendations

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  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/13/2024B. RileyBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$47.00 ➝ $49.00Low
5/13/2024Truist FinancialBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$45.00 ➝ $52.00Low
4/30/2024Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$48.00 ➝ $52.00Low
3/1/2024UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$43.00 ➝ $45.00Low
2/26/2024Truist FinancialBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$43.00 ➝ $45.00Low
2/26/2024OppenheimerBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$41.00 ➝ $43.00Low
1/22/2024Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$46.00 ➝ $48.00Low
1/8/2024B. RileyDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$47.00Low
8/7/2023OppenheimerReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$41.00Low
8/7/2023B. RileyBoost Target$46.00 ➝ $47.00Low
6/30/2023Hovde GroupUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$45.00Low
5/8/2023B. RileyBoost Target$45.00 ➝ $46.00Low
2/28/2023Truist FinancialBoost TargetHold$40.00 ➝ $43.00Low
2/27/2023OppenheimerBoost TargetMarket Perform$39.00 ➝ $41.00Low
2/27/2023B. RileyBoost TargetBuy$42.00 ➝ $45.00Low
12/19/2022UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$40.00Low
12/12/2022B. RileyInitiated CoverageBuy$42.00Low
11/16/2022Truist FinancialLower Target$40.00Low
11/9/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$47.00 ➝ $46.00Low
10/5/2022Hovde GroupLower Target$40.00Low
8/8/2022Raymond JamesDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
5/20/2022Hovde GroupLower Target$37.00High
3/7/2022Hovde GroupInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$44.00High
11/11/2021Truist FinancialBoost TargetHold$40.00 ➝ $43.00Low
11/9/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$45.00 ➝ $48.00Low
11/8/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$44.00 ➝ $47.00Medium
10/5/2021OppenheimerInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$39.00Low
8/9/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$43.50 ➝ $44.00Medium
5/10/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$41.00 ➝ $43.50Low
3/26/2021Raymond JamesUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$41.00Low
3/5/2021Truist FinancialBoost Target$32.00 ➝ $37.00Low
3/4/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$34.00 ➝ $40.00Low
9/30/2020Raymond JamesReiterated RatingHoldLow
8/12/2020Truist FinancialBoost Target$28.00 ➝ $33.00Low
5/11/2020SunTrust BanksBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$26.00 ➝ $28.00Low
4/15/2020National SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$24.00High
3/17/2020National SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHigh
11/12/2019Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$44.00Low
10/22/2019Raymond JamesDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
9/23/2019National SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$40.00Low
8/20/2019B. RileySet TargetBuy$43.00Low
(Data available from 6/24/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.58 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 7 very positive mentions
  • 6 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
11/27/2023
  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 6 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
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12/27/2023
  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 15 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
1/26/2024
  • 11 very positive mentions
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  • 5 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
2/25/2024
  • 20 very positive mentions
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  • 4 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
3/26/2024
  • 12 very positive mentions
  • 26 positive mentions
  • 3 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
4/25/2024
  • 16 very positive mentions
  • 35 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
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5/25/2024
  • 11 very positive mentions
  • 31 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
6/24/2024

Current Sentiment

  • 11 very positive mentions
  • 31 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
Main Street Capital logo
Main Street Capital Corporation is a business development company specializes in equity capital to lower middle market companies. The firm specializing in recapitalizations, management buyouts, refinancing, family estate planning, management buyouts, refinancing, industry consolidation, mature, later stage emerging growth. The firm also provides debt capital to middle market companies for acquisitions, management buyouts, growth financings, recapitalizations, and refinancing. The firm seeks to partner with entrepreneurs, business owners and management teams and generally provides "one stop" financing alternatives within its lower middle market portfolio. It prefers to invest in air freight and logistics, auto components, building products, chemicals, commercial services, computers, construction and engineering, consumer finance, consumer services, electronic equipment, energy equipment and services, financial services, health care equipment, health care providers, hotels, restaurants, and leisure, internet software and services, IT Services, machinery, oil, gas and consumable fuels, paper and forest products, professional and industrial services, road and rail, software, specialty retail, telecommunication, consumer discretionary, energy, materials, technology, and transportation. The firm typically invests in lower middle market companies generally with annual revenues between $5 million and $300 million. It prefers to invest in ranging between $2 million and $75 million in equity investment and enterprise value in ranging between $3 million and $50 million. The firm typically prefers to invest in the range of $5 million and $50 million per transaction in debt investment value and in the range of $1 million and $20 million in annual EBITDA. The firm's middle market debt investments are made in businesses that are generally larger in size than its lower middle market portfolio companies. It takes 5 percent minority and up to 50 percent majority equity investments. Main Street Capital Corporation was founded in 2007 and is based in Houston, Texas with an additional office in Chojnów, Poland.
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Today's Range

Now: $49.19
Low: $48.92
High: $49.40

50 Day Range

MA: $48.99
Low: $46.68
High: $50.90

52 Week Range

Now: $49.19
Low: $37.70
High: $51.10

Volume

357,500 shs

Average Volume

361,787 shs

Market Capitalization

$4.22 billion

P/E Ratio

8.98

Dividend Yield

5.79%

Beta

1.28

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Main Street Capital?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued research reports on Main Street Capital in the last twelve months: B. Riley, Hovde Group, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, StockNews.com, Truist Financial Co., and UBS Group AG.
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What is the current price target for Main Street Capital?

6 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Main Street Capital in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $47.67, suggesting a possible downside of 3.1%. Truist Financial Co. has the highest price target set, predicting MAIN will reach $52.00 in the next twelve months. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $43.00 for Main Street Capital in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Main Street Capital?

Main Street Capital currently has 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in MAIN, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Main Street Capital's investor relations team?

Main Street Capital's physical mailing address is 1300 POST OAK BOULEVARD 8TH FLOOR SUITE 800, HOUSTON TX, 77056. The financial services provider's listed phone number is (713) 350-6000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for Main Street Capital is www.mainstcapital.com. Learn More about contacing Main Street Capital investor relations.