Main Street Capital Corporation ( MAIN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 20, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 17, 2016. Shareholders who purchased MAIN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that MAIN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $27.28, the dividend yield is 7.92%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MAIN was $27.28, representing a -17.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.15 and a 4.6% increase over the 52 week low of $26.08.
MAIN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.49. Zacks Investment Research reports MAIN's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -.84%, compared to an industry average of 6.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MAIN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MAIN as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors BDC Income ETF ( BIZD ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is BIZD with an decrease of -11.22% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MAIN at 5.44%.