Reminder - Fidus Investment (FDUS) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/30/16, Fidus Investment Corporation ( FDUS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.39, payable on 12/16/16. As a percentage of FDUS's recent stock price of $16.86, this dividend works out to approximately 2.31%, so look for shares of Fidus Investment Corporation to trade 2.31% lower — all else being equal — when FDUS shares open for trading on 11/30/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FDUS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.39 declared by Fidus Investment Corporation:

FDUS+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from FDUS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.25% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FDUS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Fidus Investment Corporation 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, FDUS's low point in its 52 week range is $11.34 per share, with $17.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $16.86.

In Monday trading, Fidus Investment Corporation shares are currently down about 0.8% on the day.

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