Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/17/17, Main Street Capital Corporation (Symbol: MAIN) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.185, payable on 3/15/17. As a percentage of MAIN's recent stock price of $37.27, this dividend works out to approximately 0.50%.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MAIN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.96% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MAIN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, MAIN's low point in its 52 week range is $27.10 per share, with $37.57 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $37.27.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MAIN makes up 6.47% of the BDC Income ETF (Symbol: BIZD) which is trading up by about 0.1% on the day Wednesday.
In Wednesday trading, Main Street Capital Corporation shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.