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Cash Dividend On The Way From Main Street Capital (MAIN)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 7/17/14, Main Street Capital Corporation (Symbol: MAIN) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.165, payable on 8/15/14. As a percentage of MAIN's recent stock price of $32.34, this dividend works out to approximately 0.51%, so look for shares of Main Street Capital Corporation to trade 0.51% lower - all else being equal - when MAIN shares open for trading on 7/17/14.

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MAIN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.12% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MAIN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Main Street Capital Corporation 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MAIN's low point in its 52 week range is $28.69 per share, with $35.72 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $32.36.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MAIN makes up 4.95% of the BDC Income ETF (Symbol: BIZD) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Main Street Capital Corporation shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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