Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/9/15, Triangle Capital Corporation (TCAP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.54, payable on 3/25/15. As a percentage of TCAP's recent stock price of $24.72, this dividend works out to approximately 2.18%, so look for shares of Triangle Capital Corporation to trade 2.18% lower — all else being equal — when TCAP shares open for trading on 3/9/15.

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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 8.74% 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 $18.18 per share, with $28.67 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $24.72.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, TCAP makes up 4.51% of the BDC Income ETF ( BIZD) which is trading higher by about 0.3% on the day Thursday.

In Thursday trading, Triangle Capital Corporation shares are currently up about 0.5% on the day.