Ex-Div Reminder for TCP Capital (TCPC)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/12/14, TCP Capital Corp. ( TCPC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.36, payable on 9/30/14. As a percentage of TCPC's recent stock price of $17.63, this dividend works out to approximately 2.04%, so look for shares of TCP Capital Corp. to trade 2.04% lower — all else being equal — when TCPC shares open for trading on 9/12/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for TCPC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.36 declared by TCP Capital Corp.:

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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 TCPC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.17% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of TCPC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

TCP Capital Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, TCPC's low point in its 52 week range is $15.35 per share, with $18.55 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.55.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, TCPC makes up 3.69% of the BDC Income ETF ( BIZD) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Wednesday.

In Wednesday trading, TCP Capital Corp. shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.

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