Reminder - Gladstone Capital (GLAD) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/15/15, Gladstone Capital Corporation ( GLAD) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.07, payable on 5/29/15. As a percentage of GLAD's recent stock price of $8.60, this dividend works out to approximately 0.81%, so look for shares of Gladstone Capital Corporation to trade 0.81% lower — all else being equal — when GLAD shares open for trading on 5/15/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for GLAD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.07 declared by Gladstone 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 GLAD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.77% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GLAD shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Gladstone Capital Corporation 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, GLAD's low point in its 52 week range is $7.25 per share, with $10.27 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.60.

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

In Wednesday trading, Gladstone Capital Corporation shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.

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