Main Street Capital Corporation ( MAIN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 19, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.155 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MAIN stock 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 $34.38, the dividend yield is 5.41%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MAIN was $34.38, representing a -0.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.44 and a 58.07% increase over the 52 week low of $21.75.
MAIN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.54. Zacks Investment Research reports MAIN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.74%, compared to an industry average of .3%.
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% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MAIN at 4.67%.
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