Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/8/14, Triangle Capital Corporation (TCAP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.54, payable on 12/24/14. As a percentage of TCAP's recent stock price of $21.51, this dividend works out to approximately 2.51%, so look for shares of Triangle Capital Corporation to trade 2.51% lower — all else being equal — when TCAP shares open for trading on 12/8/14.

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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 10.04% 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 $20.53 per share, with $29.64 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $21.51.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, TCAP makes up 3.88% of the BDC Income ETF ( BIZD) which is trading lower by about 0.1% on the day Thursday.

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