Cash Dividend On The Way From Capitala Finance (CPTA)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/18/15, Capitala Finance Corporation ( CPTA) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.1567, payable on 6/29/15. As a percentage of CPTA's recent stock price of $16.10, this dividend works out to approximately 0.97%, so look for shares of Capitala Finance Corporation to trade 0.97% lower — all else being equal — when CPTA shares open for trading on 6/18/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CPTA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1567 declared by Capitala Finance 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 CPTA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 11.68% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CPTA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Capitala Finance Corporation 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CPTA's low point in its 52 week range is $15.97 per share, with $19.87 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $16.12.

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