GLAD Ex-Dividend Reminder - 10/18/13

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/18/13, Gladstone Capital Corporation ( GLAD) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.07, payable on 10/31/13. As a percentage of GLAD's recent stock price of $8.85, this dividend works out to approximately 0.79%, so look for shares of Gladstone Capital Corporation to trade 0.79% lower — all else being equal — when GLAD shares open for trading on 10/18/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for GLAD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.07 declared by Gladstone Capital Corporation:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from GLAD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.49% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GLAD shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Gladstone Capital Corporation 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, GLAD's low point in its 52 week range is $7.25 per share, with $9.46 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.85.
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According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, GLAD makes up 1.13% of the BDC Income ETF ( BIZD) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Wednesday.

In Wednesday trading, Gladstone Capital Corporation shares are currently up about 0.8% on the day.