Ex-Div Reminder for Stellus Capital Investment (SCM)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/26/15, Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.1133, payable on 7/15/15. As a percentage of SCM's recent stock price of $11.95, this dividend works out to approximately 0.95%, so look for shares of Stellus Capital Investment Corporation to trade 0.95% lower — all else being equal — when SCM shares open for trading on 6/26/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SCM, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1133 declared by Stellus Capital Investment 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 SCM is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 11.38% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SCM shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SCM's low point in its 52 week range is $11.76 per share, with $14.80 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.94.

In Wednesday trading, Stellus Capital Investment Corporation shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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