Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/18/14, Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.17, payable on 12/15/14. As a percentage of MAIN's recent stock price of $32.40, this dividend works out to approximately 0.52%, so look for shares of Main Street Capital Corporation to trade 0.52% lower — all else being equal — when MAIN shares open for trading on 11/18/14.Below is a dividend history chart for MAIN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.17 declared by Main Street Capital Corporation: 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 6.30% 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: Looking at the chart above, MAIN's low point in its 52 week range is $26.42 per share, with $35.72 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $32.31. According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MAIN makes up 5.21% of the BDC Income ETF ( BIZD) which is trading up by about 0.2% on the day Friday. In Friday trading, Main Street Capital Corporation shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.
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