Owners of Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $31.30 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 6.4%. The average volume for Main Street Capital Corporation has been 230,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Main Street Capital Corporation has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are up 1.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. Main Street Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in long- term equity, equity related, and debt investments in small and lower middle market companies. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.90. TheStreet Ratings rates Main Street Capital Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Main Street Capital Corporation Ratings Report now.
In trading on Wednesday, shares of Box Ships Inc's 9.00% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares were yielding above the 12% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.25), with shares changing hands as low as $18.55 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 9.96% in the "Shipping" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel.