Stellus Capital Investment Corporation ( SCM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 27, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.113 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased SCM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 43rd quarter that SCM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $13.75, the dividend yield is 9.86%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SCM was $13.75, representing a -7.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.82 and a 34.54% increase over the 52 week low of $10.22.
SCM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.14. Zacks Investment Research reports SCM's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -6.12%, compared to an industry average of -5.8%.
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