On 8/18/15, Gladstone Investment Corp’s 7.125% Series A Cumulative Term Preferred Stock (Symbol: GAINP) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.1484, payable on 8/31/15. As a percentage of GAINP’s recent share price of $26.05, this dividend works out to approximately 0.57%, so look for shares of GAINP to trade 0.57% lower – all else being equal – when GAINP shares open for trading on 8/18/15. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 6.85%, which compares to an average yield of 5.64% in the “Financial” preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel . The chart below shows the one year performance of GAINP shares, versus GAIN:
Below is a dividend history chart for GAINP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1484 on Gladstone Investment Corp’s 7.125% Series A Cumulative Term Preferred Stock : According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, Gladstone Investment Corp (Symbol: GAIN) makes up 1.02% of the BDC Income ETF ( BIZD ) which is trading higher by about 0.3% on the day Friday. In Friday trading, Gladstone Investment Corp’s 7.125% Series A Cumulative Term Preferred Stock (Symbol: GAINP) is currently up about 0.1% on the day, while the common shares (Symbol: GAIN) are up about 0.4%.