Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/5/17, Triangle Capital Corporation (TCAP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.30, payable on 12/20/17. As a percentage of TCAP's recent stock price of $9.79, this dividend works out to approximately 3.06%, so look for shares of Triangle Capital Corporation to trade 3.06% lower — all else being equal — when TCAP shares open for trading on 12/5/17.

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Below is a dividend history chart for TCAP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.30 declared by Triangle 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 TCAP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 12.26% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of TCAP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Triangle Capital Corporation 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, TCAP's low point in its 52 week range is $8.91 per share, with $20.35 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.81.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, TCAP makes up 1.94% of the BDC Income ETF ( BIZD) which is trading up by about 0.5% on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, Triangle Capital Corporation shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.