Reminder - Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/25/14, Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.1133, payable on 12/15/14. As a percentage of SCM's recent stock price of $13.60, this dividend works out to approximately 0.83%, so look for shares of Stellus Capital Investment Corporation to trade 0.83% lower — all else being equal — when SCM shares open for trading on 11/25/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SCM, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1133 declared by Stellus Capital Investment 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 SCM is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 10.00% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of SCM shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SCM's low point in its 52 week range is $12.50 per share, with $15.62 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.60.

In Friday trading, Stellus Capital Investment Corporation shares are currently up about 0.5% on the day.

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