Gladstone Capital Corporation ( GLAD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 18, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 29, 2017. Shareholders who purchased GLAD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 105th quarter that GLAD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $9.24, the dividend yield is 9.09%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GLAD was $9.24, representing a -8.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $10.12 and a 6.57% increase over the 52 week low of $8.67.
GLAD is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Albany International Corporation ( AIN ) and Unifi, Inc. ( UFI ). GLAD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.67. Zacks Investment Research reports GLAD's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 2.08%, compared to an industry average of -7.1%.