Ex-Div Reminder for Golub Capital BDC (GBDC)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/13/13, Golub Capital BDC Incorporated ( GBDC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.32, payable on 12/27/13. As a percentage of GBDC's recent stock price of $17.93, this dividend works out to approximately 1.78%, so look for shares of Golub Capital BDC Incorporated to trade 1.78% lower — all else being equal — when GBDC shares open for trading on 12/13/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for GBDC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.32 declared by Golub Capital BDC Incorporated:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from GBDC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.14% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GBDC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Golub Capital BDC Incorporated 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, GBDC's low point in its 52 week range is $15.30 per share, with $18.87 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.97.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, GBDC makes up 3.73% of the BDC Income ETF ( BIZD) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Wednesday.

In Wednesday trading, Golub Capital BDC Incorporated shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.

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