Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/20/17, MVC Capital (MVC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.135, payable on 7/31/17. As a percentage of MVC's recent stock price of $10.05, this dividend works out to approximately 1.34%, so look for shares of MVC Capital to trade 1.34% lower — all else being equal — when MVC shares open for trading on 7/20/17.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MVC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.135 declared by MVC Capital:

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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 MVC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.37% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MVC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

MVC Capital 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MVC's low point in its 52 week range is $7.91 per share, with $10.22 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.15.

In Tuesday trading, MVC Capital shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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