Main Street Capital Corporation ( MAIN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 18, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.165 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MAIN stock 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 $33.92, the dividend yield is 5.84%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MAIN was $33.92, representing a -5.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.72 and a 32.92% increase over the 52 week low of $25.52.
MAIN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.66. Zacks Investment Research reports MAIN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 12.3%, compared to an industry average of 4.3%.
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 increase of 0.44% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MAIN at 5.24%.