Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/16/18, Pennantpark Floating Rate Capital (PFLT - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.095, payable on 4/2/18. As a percentage of PFLT's recent stock price of $13.44, this dividend works out to approximately 0.71%, so look for shares of Pennantpark Floating Rate Capital to trade 0.71% lower — all else being equal — when PFLT shares open for trading on 3/16/18.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PFLT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.095 declared by Pennantpark Floating Rate 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 PFLT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.48% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PFLT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Pennantpark Floating Rate Capital 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PFLT's low point in its 52 week range is $12 per share, with $14.65 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.44.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, PFLT makes up 2.20% of the BDC Income ETF ( BIZD) which is trading up by about 0.2% on the day Wednesday.

In Wednesday trading, Pennantpark Floating Rate Capital shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.