Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/14/16, TICC Capital Corporation (TICC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.29, payable on 12/30/16. As a percentage of TICC's recent stock price of $7.10, this dividend works out to approximately 4.08%, so look for shares of TICC Capital Corporation to trade 4.08% lower — all else being equal — when TICC shares open for trading on 12/14/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for TICC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.29 declared by TICC 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 TICC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 16.34% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of TICC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

TICC Capital Corporation 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, TICC's low point in its 52 week range is $4.16 per share, with $7.17 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.13.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, TICC makes up 1.37% of the BDC Income ETF ( BIZD) which is trading higher by about 0.1% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, TICC Capital Corporation shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.