Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, asset manager TICC Capital (Nasdaq: TICC) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

TICC facts

Headquarters (Founded)

Greenwich, Conn. (2003)

Market Cap

$326.5 million

Industry

Asset management

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$36.71 million

Management

CEO Jonathan Cohen (since 2003)

COO Saul Rosenthal (since 2003)

Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)

9.2%

Cash/Debt

$33.6 million / $0

Dividend Yield

9.9%

Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 97.5% of the 244 members who have rated TICC believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward. These bulls include Clint35 and TravisCashflows.

Late last year, Clint35 listed several of TICC's positives:

Small, cheap, and under-followed. Good balance sheet. Good dividend. Good margins. Did I mention cheap? It's so cheap I'd buy it even without a dividend.

In fact, TICC currently trades at a paltry P/E of 5. That represents a discount to other small asset managers like AllianceBernstein (NYSE: AB) (16.8), Federated Investors (NYSE: FII) (15.6), and Prospect Capital (Nasdaq: PSEC) (8.4).

CAPS member TravisCashflows elaborates on the TICC bull case:

Very cheap with an outstanding dividend(and growing). Growth potential is another plus with market cap ~350M. Tends to dip down in the $10 range occasionally and that seems the best time to grab addt'l shares. Will be adding this to my portfolio soon after watching for some time now.

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