NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- These stocks go ex-dividend Wednesday, meaning an investor must purchase the stocks Tuesday to qualify for the next dividend payment: Caterpillar (CAT - Get Report), Cracker Barrel (CBRL - Get Report), Enersis (ENI - Get Report), Friedman Industries (FRD - Get Report), General Dynamics (GD - Get Report), Main Street Capital (MAIN - Get Report), Robbins & Myers (RBN) and A. Schulman (SHLM - Get Report).
All of these stocks have been given buy ratings from TheStreet Ratings.
Main Street Capital
Main Street Capital is a business development firm that focuses on small- and lower-middle-market companies. In the fourth quarter, Main Street completed $42.7 million investments in lower-middle-market portfolios.Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 7.6% Rated "B (Buy)" by TheStreet Ratings: The company's third-quarter gross profit margin increased from the prior year. In the third quarter, stockholders' net worth increased 41.58% from the previous year. TheStreet Ratings' price target is $25.25. Shares of Main Street Capital closed Friday at $21.41.