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Owners of Monroe Capital (NASDAQ: MRCC) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 34 cents per share. At a price of $15.30 as of 3:45 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 9%. The average volume for Monroe Capital has been 15,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Monroe Capital has a market cap of $0 and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are up 2.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Monroe Capital a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. You can view the full Monroe Capital Ratings Report now.
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