Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, business development company Triangle Capital (NYSE:TCAP) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Triangle and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Triangle facts

Headquarters (founded)

Raleigh, N.C. (2002)

Market Cap

$785.2 million


Asset management

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$83.7 million


Chairman/CEO Garland Tucker, III
CFO Steven Lilly

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)


Cash / Debt

$60.1 million / $278.6 million

Dividend Yield



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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 98% of the 139 members who have rated Triangle believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, sdffd, succinctly summed up the Triangle bull case for our community:

I love the dividend and it's a well managed company with a [return on equity] of [15%]. This is like a private equity ETF. You can go to their website and look at all of the companies that they own. Their holdings are well diversified and they have a ton of cash.

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