Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/18/19, Main Street Capital Corporation (Symbol: MAIN) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.205, payable on 10/15/19. As a percentage of MAIN's recent stock price of $43.19, this dividend works out to approximately 0.47%.
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 5.70% 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 $31.95 per share, with $44.30 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $43.21.
In Monday trading, Main Street Capital Corporation shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.
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