Main Street Capital Corporation ( MAIN ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 19, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share scheduled for December 14, 2012. Shareholders who purchased MAIN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.11% increase over the same quarter a year ago. At the current stock price of $27.5, the dividend yield is 6.55%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MAIN was $27.5, representing a -11.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.98 and a 50.19% increase over the 52 week low of $18.31.
MAIN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.57. Zacks Investment Research reports MAIN's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 7.56%, compared to an industry average of 8.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MAIN Dividend History page.