The American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS) Is Underperformer


Dallas, Texas 12/30/2013 (FINANCIALSTRENDS) – There are many industry analysts and investment firms who are saying that American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS) is an underperformer and there is much news that is associated with it. Recently the company reported lower expenses and quite healthy capital deployment activities. But the third Quarter didn’t go well for the company and its operating missed the estimates and it was below its year old quarter earnings. Another major cause of the concern was the low interest rate environment.

But still many industry’s top shots are betting big on American Capital Ltd. and are expecting that the ACAS portfolio performance will continue to improve as the economy is also recovering very fast and the company has also adapted to disciplined expense and money management. With all these positive and encouraging measures the bottom line growth will also improve which will ultimately lead to improvement in the EBIDTA.

Overview of American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS)

American Capital Ltd. that is ACAS is a potential alternative Asset Management firm which is based in Bethesda in Maryland. It was founded in 1986 and has been actively and publicly traded since 1997. It is just like an publicly traded private equity company and it operates as a business development company.

The company also provides huge capital to middle market companies that have sales between $10 million to $750 million. The company also is into global asset management business and employee buyouts. ACAS has also been working in the debt sector and provides senior debt, mezzanine debt, equity to fund growth, acquisitions, and securitizations. The company has already invested in many companies across the world and is rising with each passing day. The company has about $117 billion in assets under management and out of these $117 billion $110 billion are third party assets.