Reminder - Gladstone Capital (GLAD) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/18/14, Gladstone Capital Corporation ( GLAD) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.07, payable on 8/29/14. As a percentage of GLAD's recent stock price of $9.78, this dividend works out to approximately 0.72%, so look for shares of Gladstone Capital Corporation to trade 0.72% lower — all else being equal — when GLAD shares open for trading on 8/18/14.

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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:

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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 GLAD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.59% 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 $8.05 per share, with $10.37 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.73.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, GLAD makes up 1.08% of the BDC Income ETF ( BIZD) which is trading lower by about 0.1% on the day Thursday.

In Thursday trading, Gladstone Capital Corporation shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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