Main Street Capital Corporation ( MAIN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 17, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.185 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased MAIN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that MAIN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $37.43, the dividend yield is 5.93%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MAIN was $37.43, representing a -0.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.57 and a 38.12% increase over the 52 week low of $27.10.
MAIN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.9. Zacks Investment Research reports MAIN's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 1.56%, compared to an industry average of -1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MAIN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MAIN as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Listed Private Equity ( PSP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSP with an increase of 8.97% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MAIN at 1.56%.
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