Ex-Div Reminder for Blackrock Kelso Capital (BKCC)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/22/14, Blackrock Kelso Capital Corporation (BKCC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.21, payable on 1/7/15. As a percentage of BKCC's recent stock price of $8.37, this dividend works out to approximately 2.51%, so look for shares of Blackrock Kelso Capital Corporation to trade 2.51% lower — all else being equal — when BKCC shares open for trading on 12/22/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BKCC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.21 declared by Blackrock Kelso 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 BKCC 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 BKCC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Blackrock Kelso Capital Corporation 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BKCC's low point in its 52 week range is $7.85 per share, with $9.79 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.42.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, BKCC makes up 3.45% of the BDC Income ETF ( BIZD) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Thursday.

In Thursday trading, Blackrock Kelso Capital Corporation shares are currently up about 2.1% on the day.

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