Main Street Capital Corporation ( MAIN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 31, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.155 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MAIN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -22.5% decrease from the prior month. At the current stock price of $30.58, the dividend yield is 6.08%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MAIN was $30.58, representing a -11.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.45 and a 25.12% increase over the 52 week low of $24.44.
MAIN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.33. Zacks Investment Research reports MAIN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.69%, compared to an industry average of -1.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MAIN Dividend History page.
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 -0.68% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MAIN at 4.82%.
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