MAIN Ex-Dividend Reminder - 2/18/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/18/14, Main Street Capital Corporation ( MAIN) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.165, payable on 3/14/14. As a percentage of MAIN's recent stock price of $34.77, this dividend works out to approximately 0.47%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MAIN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.165 declared by Main Street Capital Corporation:

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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 MAIN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.69% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MAIN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Main Street Capital Corporation 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MAIN's low point in its 52 week range is $25.52 per share, with $35.72 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $34.52.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MAIN makes up 5.32% of the BDC Income ETF ( BIZD) which is trading higher by about 0.1% on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, Main Street Capital Corporation shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.

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