Reminder - Gladstone Investment (GAIN) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/15/15, Gladstone Investment Corp (GAIN) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0625, payable on 5/29/15. As a percentage of GAIN's recent stock price of $7.56, this dividend works out to approximately 0.83%, so look for shares of Gladstone Investment Corp to trade 0.83% lower — all else being equal — when GAIN shares open for trading on 5/15/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for GAIN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0625 declared by Gladstone Investment Corp:

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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 GAIN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.92% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of GAIN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Gladstone Investment Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, GAIN's low point in its 52 week range is $6.72 per share, with $8.04 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.56.

According to Preferred Stock Channel, there is a series of preferred stock that is senior to GAIN, which trades under the symbol GAINP — more info ».

In Wednesday trading, Gladstone Investment Corp shares are currently up about 0.8% on the day.

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