Credicorp Ltd. (BAP) Touches $248.92 High on Mar, 15; FS KKR Capital (FSK) SI Decreased By 34.2%

FS KKR Capital Corp (NYSE:FSK) had a decrease of 34.2% in short interest. FSK’s SI was 2.29 million shares in March as released by FINRA. Its down 34.2% from 3.49 million shares previously. With 1.45M avg volume, 2 days are for FS KKR Capital Corp (NYSE:FSK)’s short sellers to cover FSK’s short positions. It closed at $6.4 lastly. It is down 8.48% since March 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.85% the S&P500.

The stock of Credicorp Ltd. (NYSE:BAP) reached all time high today, Mar, 15 and still has $271.32 target or 9.00% above today’s $248.92 share price. This indicates more upside for the $19.79B company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $271.32 PT is reached, the company will be worth $1.78B more. The stock increased 0.99% or $2.45 during the last trading session, reaching $248.92. About 124,013 shares traded. Credicorp Ltd. (NYSE:BAP) has risen 11.90% since March 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.53% the S&P500. Some Historical BAP News: 07/05/2018 – Credicorp Continues Reorganizing Its Subsidiaries in Peru; 10/04/2018 – REG-Credicorp Ltd. : Credicorp’s “1Q18 quiet period”; 09/05/2018 – CREDICORP SAYS IT WILL PAY DIVIDEND OF $4.3040/SHR; 03/05/2018 – CREDICORP 1Q NET INCOME PEN1.04B; 03/05/2018 – PERU HOLDING COMPANY CREDICORP BAP.N REPORTS 1 BLN SOLES ($305 MLN) IN NET PROFIT IN FIRST QUARTER; 23/04/2018 – Credicorp: CEO Walter Bayly ‘Had a Coronary Event During the Weekend; 23/04/2018 – CREDICORP LTD SAYS NOTIFIES THAT ITS CEO, WALTER BAYLY, HAD A CORONARY EVENT DURING WEEKEND; 20/04/2018 – REG-Credicorp Ltd. : Credicorp’s Earnings Release and Conference Call 1Q18; 23/04/2018 – Credicorp: Bayly ‘Should Fully Recover Within Two Weeks’; 23/04/2018 – CREDICORP CEO IN STABLE CONDITION, ‘OUT OF DANGER’

Among 2 analysts covering Credicorp (NYSE:BAP), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Credicorp had 3 analyst reports since December 7, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Credicorp Ltd. (NYSE:BAP) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Monday, February 11. The company was upgraded on Friday, December 7 by Itau BBA.

Analysts await Credicorp Ltd. (NYSE:BAP) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $4.05 EPS, up 0.75% or $0.03 from last year’s $4.02 per share. BAP’s profit will be $321.97M for 15.37 P/E if the $4.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.58 actual EPS reported by Credicorp Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 13.13% EPS growth.

More news for Credicorp Ltd. (NYSE:BAP) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “Credicorp’s declaration of dividends NYSE:BAP – GlobeNewswire” on February 28, 2019. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Creidcorp Ltd.: Credicorp’s “4Q18 quiet period” NYSE:BAP – GlobeNewswire” and published on January 15, 2019 is yet another important article.

Credicorp Ltd., through its banking and non-banking subsidiaries, provides a range of financial, insurance, and health services and products primarily in Peru and internationally. The company has market cap of $19.79 billion. It operates through four divisions: Banking, Insurance, Pension Funds, and Investment Banking. It has a 21.64 P/E ratio. The firm offers deposits, current accounts, loans, and credit facilities; and provides private pension fund management services to affiliated pensioners.

More notable recent FS KKR Capital Corp. (NYSE:FSK) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “FS KKR Capital Corp (FSK) CEO Michael Forman on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on March 03, 2019, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “FS KKR Capital Corp. (FSK) Tops Q4 EPS by 3c – StreetInsider.com” published on February 27, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Dividend Cuts For The High-Yield BDC Sector – Seeking Alpha” on March 05, 2019. More interesting news about FS KKR Capital Corp. (NYSE:FSK) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Is FS KKR Capital’s 12.2% Yield At Risk? – Seeking Alpha” published on January 30, 2019 as well as Pehub.com‘s news article titled: “FS Investment Corp closes merger with Corporate Capital Trust – PE Hub” with publication date: December 20, 2018.

FS KKR Capital Corp. is a business development firm specializing in investments in debt securities. The company has market cap of $3.36 billion. It seeks to purchase interests in loans through secondary market transactions or directly from the target companies as primary market investments. It has a 2.83 P/E ratio. It also seeks to invest in first lien senior secured loans, second lien secured loans and, to a lesser extent, subordinated loans, or mezzanine loans.