Reminder - Triangle Capital (TCAP) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/8/14, Triangle Capital Corporation (TCAP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.54, payable on 9/24/14. As a percentage of TCAP's recent stock price of $27.50, this dividend works out to approximately 1.96%, so look for shares of Triangle Capital Corporation to trade 1.96% lower — all else being equal — when TCAP shares open for trading on 9/8/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for TCAP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.54 declared by Triangle 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 TCAP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.86% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of TCAP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Triangle Capital Corporation 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, TCAP's low point in its 52 week range is $24.68 per share, with $30.42 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $27.50.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, TCAP makes up 4.72% of the BDC Income ETF ( BIZD) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Thursday.

In Thursday trading, Triangle Capital Corporation shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.

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