MVC Capital ( MVC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.135 per share scheduled for January 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MVC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.5% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $11.83, the dividend yield is 4.56%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MVC was $11.83, representing a -11.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $13.39 and a 2.6% increase over the 52 week low of $11.53.
MVC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.21. Zacks Investment Research reports MVC's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 640%, compared to an industry average of 8.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MVC Dividend History page.