Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 4/17/15, Main Street Capital Corporation (Symbol: MAIN) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.175, payable on 5/15/15. As a percentage of MAIN's recent stock price of $31.18, this dividend works out to approximately 0.56%, so look for shares of Main Street Capital Corporation to trade 0.56% lower - all else being equal - when MAIN shares open for trading on 4/17/15.
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 6.73% 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:
Looking at the chart above, MAIN's low point in its 52 week range is $26.42 per share, with $33.47 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $31.18.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MAIN makes up 5.10% of the BDC Income ETF (Symbol: BIZD) which is trading up by about 0.1% on the day Wednesday.
In Wednesday trading, Main Street Capital Corporation shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.