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MAIN Main Street Capital dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Main Street Capital's last quarterly dividend was on Sep 19, 2022 (ex-date) with a distribution of $0.1 per share. At an annualized rate of $2.53 per share, the stock yields 7.52%.

Key dates

  • MAIN last dividend date: Sep 19, 2022
  • MAIN next dividend date: Oct 6, 2022
MAIN dividend stats
DPS
$2.53
Dividend yield
7.51%
Payout ratio
68.8%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.95%
Payout ratio
30.2%

Dividend yield

What is Main Street Capital current dividend yield

MAIN has a dividend yield of 7.52% which is higher than the Financial Services sector and the industry average. If we compare it with the Financial Services sector average of 2.95%, Main Street Capital's dividend yield is 155% higher. Historically MAIN's dividend yield has averaged at 7.0% in the last 5 years, which is less than the current one.

Dividend history

What is MAIN dividend payout history and dates

Main Street Capital has been paying dividends since 2007. MAIN has issued 15 dividends in the last twelve months. This includes 13 regular and two special dividends. The annualized DPS marks an increase of 2.6% since one year ago. And with the stock price down by 19% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks an increase of 26%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Sep 19, 2022 Sep 27, 2022 Aug 1, 2022 $0.1 normal
Sep 1, 2022 Sep 15, 2022 May 2, 2022 $0.215 normal
Aug 1, 2022 Aug 15, 2022 May 2, 2022 $0.215 normal
Jul 1, 2022 Jul 15, 2022 May 2, 2022 $0.215 normal
Jun 21, 2022 Jun 30, 2022 May 2, 2022 $0.075 normal
Jun 1, 2022 Jun 15, 2022 Feb 23, 2022 $0.215 normal
May 2, 2022 May 13, 2022 Feb 23, 2022 $0.215 normal
Apr 1, 2022 Apr 14, 2022 Feb 23, 2022 $0.215 normal
Mar 21, 2022 Mar 30, 2022 Feb 23, 2022 $0.075 special
Mar 1, 2022 Mar 15, 2022 Nov 1, 2021 $0.215 normal
Feb 1, 2022 Feb 15, 2022 Nov 1, 2021 $0.215 normal
Jan 3, 2022 Jan 14, 2022 Nov 1, 2021 $0.215 normal
Dec 21, 2021 Dec 30, 2021 Nov 1, 2021 $0.1 special
Nov 23, 2021 Dec 15, 2021 Aug 2, 2021 $0.21 normal
Oct 28, 2021 Nov 15, 2021 Aug 2, 2002 $0.21 normal
Sep 28, 2021 Oct 15, 2021 Aug 2, 2021 $0.21 normal
Aug 26, 2021 Sep 15, 2021 May 3, 2021 $0.205 normal
Jul 28, 2021 Aug 13, 2021 May 3, 2021 $0.205 normal
Jun 28, 2021 Jul 15, 2021 May 3, 2021 $0.205 normal
May 27, 2021 Jun 15, 2021 Feb 23, 2021 $0.205 normal
Apr 28, 2021 May 14, 2021 Feb 23, 2021 $0.205 normal
Mar 26, 2021 Apr 15, 2021 Feb 23, 2021 $0.205 normal
Feb 25, 2021 Mar 15, 2021 Nov 3, 2020 $0.205 normal
Jan 28, 2021 Feb 12, 2021 Nov 3, 2020 $0.205 normal
Jan 4, 2021 Jan 15, 2021 Nov 3, 2020 $0.205 normal
Nov 24, 2020 Dec 15, 2020 Aug 3, 2020 $0.205 normal
Oct 28, 2020 Nov 13, 2020 Aug 3, 2020 $0.205 normal
Sep 28, 2020 Oct 15, 2020 Aug 3, 2020 $0.205 normal
Aug 18, 2020 Sep 15, 2020 May 4, 2020 $0.205 normal
Jul 17, 2020 Aug 14, 2020 May 4, 2020 $0.205 normal
Jun 17, 2020 Jul 15, 2020 May 4, 2020 $0.205 normal
May 19, 2020 Jun 15, 2020 Feb 25, 2020 $0.205 normal
Apr 17, 2020 May 15, 2020 Feb 25, 2020 $0.205 normal
Mar 17, 2020 Apr 15, 2020 Feb 25, 2020 $0.205 normal
Feb 19, 2020 Mar 13, 2020 Nov 4, 2019 $0.205 normal
Jan 21, 2020 Feb 14, 2020 Nov 4, 2019 $0.205 normal
Dec 27, 2019 Jan 15, 2020 Nov 4, 2019 $0.205 normal
Dec 12, 2019 Dec 26, 2019 Oct 16, 2019 $0.24 special
Nov 19, 2019 Dec 11, 2019 Aug 5, 2019 $0.205 normal
Oct 17, 2019 Nov 15, 2019 Aug 5, 2019 $0.205 normal
Sep 18, 2019 Oct 15, 2019 Aug 5, 2019 $0.205 normal
Aug 19, 2019 Sep 16, 2019 May 7, 2019 $0.205 normal
Jul 17, 2019 Aug 15, 2019 May 7, 2019 $0.205 normal
Jun 27, 2019 Jul 15, 2019 May 7, 2019 $0.205 normal
Jun 17, 2019 Jun 25, 2019 Apr 24, 2019 $0.25 normal
May 17, 2019 Jun 14, 2019 Feb 26, 2019 $0.2 normal
Apr 17, 2019 May 15, 2019 Feb 26, 2019 $0.2 normal
Mar 19, 2019 Apr 15, 2019 Feb 26, 2019 $0.2 normal
Feb 20, 2019 Mar 15, 2019 Oct 30, 2018 $0.195 normal
Jan 17, 2019 Feb 15, 2019 Oct 30, 2018 $0.195 normal
Dec 28, 2018 Jan 15, 2019 Oct 30, 2018 $0.195 normal
Dec 17, 2018 Dec 27, 2018 Oct 10, 2018 $0.275 normal
Nov 19, 2018 Dec 14, 2018 Jul 31, 2018 $0.195 normal
Oct 18, 2018 Nov 15, 2018 Jul 31, 2018 $0.195 normal
Sep 19, 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Jul 31, 2018 $0.195 normal
Aug 20, 2018 Sep 14, 2018 May 1, 2018 $0.19 normal
Jul 19, 2018 Aug 15, 2018 May 1, 2018 $0.19 normal
Jun 28, 2018 Jul 16, 2018 May 1, 2018 $0.19 normal
Jun 18, 2018 Jun 26, 2018 Apr 18, 2018 $0.275 normal
May 18, 2018 Jun 15, 2018 Feb 20, 2018 $0.19 normal
Apr 19, 2018 May 15, 2018 Feb 20, 2018 $0.19 normal
Mar 20, 2018 Apr 16, 2018 Feb 20, 2018 $0.19 normal
Feb 21, 2018 Mar 15, 2018 Oct 31, 2017 $0.19 normal
Jan 18, 2018 Feb 15, 2018 Oct 31, 2017 $0.19 normal
Dec 28, 2017 Jan 12, 2018 Oct 31, 2017 $0.19 normal
Dec 18, 2017 Dec 27, 2017 Oct 17, 2017 $0.275 normal
Nov 20, 2017 Dec 15, 2017 Aug 1, 2017 $0.19 normal
Oct 19, 2017 Nov 15, 2017 Aug 1, 2017 $0.19 normal
Sep 20, 2017 Oct 16, 2017 Aug 1, 2017 $0.19 normal
Aug 17, 2017 Sep 15, 2017 May 2, 2017 $0.185 normal
Jul 18, 2017 Aug 15, 2017 May 2, 2017 $0.185 normal
Jun 28, 2017 Jul 14, 2017 May 2, 2017 $0.185 normal
Jun 15, 2017 Jun 26, 2017 Apr 20, 2017 $0.275 normal
May 17, 2017 Jun 14, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 $0.185 normal
Apr 18, 2017 May 15, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 $0.185 normal
Mar 17, 2017 Apr 13, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 $0.185 normal
Feb 17, 2017 Mar 15, 2017 Nov 2, 2016 $0.185 normal
Jan 18, 2017 Feb 15, 2017 Nov 2, 2016 $0.185 normal
Dec 28, 2016 Jan 13, 2017 Nov 2, 2016 $0.185 normal
Dec 14, 2016 Dec 23, 2016 Oct 19, 2016 $0.275 normal
Nov 17, 2016 Dec 13, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 $0.185 normal
Oct 18, 2016 Nov 15, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 $0.185 normal
Sep 19, 2016 Oct 14, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 $0.185 normal
Aug 17, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 May 3, 2016 $0.18 normal
Jul 19, 2016 Aug 15, 2016 May 3, 2016 $0.18 normal
Jun 29, 2016 Jul 15, 2016 May 3, 2016 $0.18 normal
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 27, 2016 Apr 20, 2016 $0.275 normal
May 18, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 Feb 23, 2016 $0.18 normal
Apr 19, 2016 May 16, 2016 Feb 23, 2016 $0.18 normal
Mar 17, 2016 Apr 15, 2016 Feb 23, 2016 $0.18 normal

Main Street Capital dividend payout ratio

What is Main Street Capital dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

MAIN has a payout ratio of 68.8% which is higher than the Financial Services sector and the industry average. If we compare it with the Financial Services sector average of 30.2%, Main Street Capital's payout ratio is 128% higher.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

MAIN dividend vs peer dividends

How does MAIN dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
OFS OFS Capital Corp 13.15% $1.11 50.2%
MAIN Main Street Capital CORP 7.51% $2.53 68.8%

Frequently asked questions

Does Main Street Capital pay a dividend?

Yes, Main Street Capital has paid 15 dividends in the last 12 months. MAIN has been paying dividends since 2007.

When is Main Street Capital's next dividend?

MAIN's next dividend date is Oct 6, 2022 (ex-date).

When was MAIN's last dividend?

Main Street Capital's last regular dividend was on Sep 19, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.1 per share.

How much dividend does Main Street Capital pay (per share)?

On an annual basis MAIN pays $2.53 per share.

What is Main Street Capital's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Main Street Capital is 7.52%.

What is Main Street Capital's dividend payout ratio?

Main Street Capital's dividend payout ratio is 68.8%.

Does Main Street Capital pay a good dividend?

Main Street Capital's dividend yield is more than the Financial Services sector average.