FS KKR Capital Corp. [NYSE: FSK] shares went higher by 0.98% from its previous closing of $6.14, now trading at the price of $6.20, also adding 0.06 points. Is FSK stock a buy or should you stay away?

The stock had a rather active trading session with the latest closing, by far recording 2.18 million contracts. Compared to the average trading volume of FSK shares, the company saw a far better performance. Moreover, the stock has a float and a +3.51% run over in the last seven days. FSK share price has been hovering between $8.12 and $5.09 lately, and is definitely worthy of attention.

FS KKR Capital Corp. [NYSE:FSK]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Equities traders frequently stay up to date regarding what leading market analysts think about a possible stock buy. As it relates to FS KKR Capital Corp. [FSK], the latest mean analyst recommendation that’s publicly available is from the fiscal three-month period ending in December. On average, stock market experts give FSK an Hold rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 5.09 to 8.12. This is compared to its latest closing price of $6.14.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for FS KKR Capital Corp. [FSK] is sitting at 2.56. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.50.

For the quarter ending in Mar-19 FS KKR Capital Corp. [FSK] generated $0.2 billion in sales. That’s 0.34% lower than the average estimate of $0.2 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Stay on the lookout for the next quarterly financial report – the company is expected to release the following results on Thu 8 Aug (In 55 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of FS KKR Capital Corp. [FSK]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for FS KKR Capital Corp. [FSK] sitting at +210.41 and its Gross Margin at +66.17.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, FS KKR Capital Corp. [FSK] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 81.40. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 44.87, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 44.01. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 81.39, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 44.87. This company is not leveraging its assets to take on debt, which stunts its growth and limits the ROI for investors.

The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 18.39, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.74.

Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 2.26 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.05.

FS KKR Capital Corp. [FSK] has 522.65M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $3.24B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 5.09 to 8.12. At its current price, it has moved down by -23.66% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 21.81% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently , which indicates that it is 1.25% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 60.23. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is FS KKR Capital Corp. [FSK] a Reliable Buy?

FS KKR Capital Corp. [FSK] stock is presenting a less attractive investment opportunity when compared to similarly-sized corporations in the same industry. The price performance of these shares has not shown much promise, and the financial results that this company has recently delivered present a highly risky investment.