Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/9/16, Hercules Technology Growth Capital ( HTGC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.31, payable on 11/21/16. As a percentage of HTGC's recent stock price of $13.14, this dividend works out to approximately 2.36%, so look for shares of Hercules Technology Growth Capital to trade 2.36% lower — all else being equal — when HTGC shares open for trading on 11/9/16.Below is a dividend history chart for HTGC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.31 declared by Hercules Technology Growth Capital: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HTGC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.44% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HTGC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, HTGC's low point in its 52 week range is $9.92 per share, with $14.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.20.According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, HTGC makes up 4.65% of the BDC Income ETF ( BIZD) which is trading higher by about 0.8% on the day Monday. In Monday trading, Hercules Technology Growth Capital shares are currently up about 1.9% on the day.