Main Street Capital Corporation

NYSE:MAIN Stock Report

Mkt Cap: US$3.3b

Main Street Capital Dividend

Dividend criteria checks 4/6

Main Street Capital is a dividend paying company with a current yield of 7.01% that is well covered by earnings. Next payment date is on 13th October, 2023 with an ex-dividend date of 5th October, 2023.

Key information

7.0%

Dividend yield

60%

Payout ratio

Industry average yield2.9%
Next dividend pay date13 Oct 23
Ex dividend date05 Oct 23
Dividend per shareUS$2.82
Earnings per shareUS$4.22
Dividend yield forecast in 3Y7.0%

Recent dividend updates

Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Sep 11
Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.23

Aug 28
Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.23

Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Aug 06
Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Recent updates

Main Street Capital: Buy This Blue-Chip BDC And Sleep Like A Baby

Sep 29

Building A Balanced Portfolio With Main Street Capital

Sep 19

Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Sep 11
Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.23

Aug 28
Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.23

Main Street Capital: An Attractive Yield Opportunity

Aug 27

Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Aug 06
Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

High Yield Monthly Dividends: Why SLR Investment Corp Beats Main Street Capital

Aug 05

Main Street Capital: Who Else Likes Monthly Mailbox Money?

Jul 27

Let's Build A Bond Portfolio Together: Main Street Capital 2026 Bonds, Yield 7.5%

Jul 11

I Like Main Street Capital But Not At This Price

Jul 05

Main Street Capital: What's The Hype Around The 7% Monthly Yield?

Jun 12

7% Yield - Main Street's Answer To The Retirement Crisis

Jun 02

Main Street Capital declares $0.225 dividend, $0.175 supplemental dividend

Feb 22

Main Street completes $12.2M follow-on investment in Iron-Main

Feb 14

Main Street Capital pursues fifth follow-on investment in Gamber-Johnson

Jan 24

Main Street Capital's private loan portfolio activity abates from Q3

Jan 12

Main Street invests $18.1M in World Micro Components

Dec 20

Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.10

Dec 09
Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.10

Main Street: A 7% Yielding Best-Of-Breed BDC

Dec 07

Main Street Capital finances recapitalization of MetalForming

Oct 27

Main Street: 34% Premium To NAV, Growing BV, 7.6% Yield

Oct 20

Main Street Capital new commitments in private loan portfolio jump 44% in Q3

Oct 14

Main Street: Why Investors Should Buy This Dip Despite Recession Fears

Sep 28

Main Street Capital's (NYSE:MAIN) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's

Sep 21
Main Street Capital's (NYSE:MAIN) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's

Better Buy: Main Street's 6.9% Yield Or SLR Investment's 12.7%

Sep 19

Main Street: Get Paid A 6.1% Yield On An 11.2% Yielding LMM Portfolio

Aug 28

Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.215

Aug 25
Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.215

Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Has Announced That It Will Be Increasing Its Dividend To $0.215

Aug 11
Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Has Announced That It Will Be Increasing Its Dividend To $0.215

Main Street Capital slides on offering of $50M common shares

Aug 10

Main Street Capital raises dividend by 2.31% to $0.22 dividend; supplemental dividend of $0.10

Aug 02

The Real Value In Main Is In Its Bonds

Jul 22

Main Street discloses three follow-on investments worth $19.5M in three companies

Jul 12

Main Street Capital: Why We Are Not Buying The Dip

Jul 01

Main Street Capital: 40 Big-Dividend BDCs Compared

Jun 20

Main Street Capital: 7% Yield Is The Entry Point I Have Waited For

May 24

Main Street Capital: Why Your Kingdom Can Use This High-Yielder

May 09

Main Street Capital: 7% Monthly Dividend Yield On Sale

Apr 12

Main Street Capital: What Recent Acquisitions Tell Us About The Business

Apr 04

Main Street Capital: Strong Q4 '21, 6% Monthly Dividends

Mar 06

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayOct 03 2023Ex Dividend DateOct 05 2023Dividend Pay DateOct 13 20238 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 1 day to receive the upcoming dividend

Stability and Growth of Payments

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Stable Dividend: MAIN's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: MAIN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Dividend Yield vs Market

Main Street Capital Dividend Yield vs Market
How does MAIN dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (MAIN)7.0%
Market Bottom 25% (US)1.7%
Market Top 25% (US)5.2%
Industry Average (Capital Markets)2.9%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (MAIN)7.0%

Notable Dividend: MAIN's dividend (7.01%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.65%).

High Dividend: MAIN's dividend (7.01%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.09%)


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (59.8%), MAIN's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: MAIN is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.


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