Capitala Finance Corp. ( CPTA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 10, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.47 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 26, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CPTA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that CPTA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $18.92, the dividend yield is 9.94%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CPTA was $18.92, representing a -6.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.25 and a 7.2% increase over the 52 week low of $17.65.
CPTA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.7. Zacks Investment Research reports CPTA's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 16.27%, compared to an industry average of -2.5%.
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