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Main Street Capital (MAIN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.33 (-0.68%)
(As of 05/28/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
293,399 shs
Average Volume
363,936 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.13 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Main Street Capital MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.33 Rating Score
1.1% Downside
$47.67 Price Target
Short Interest
3.95% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.49mentions of Main Street Capital in the last 14 days
Based on 12 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $4.06 to $3.93 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

0.91 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

805th out of 880 stocks

Eating Places Industry

40th out of 41 stocks

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About Main Street Capital Stock (NYSE:MAIN)

Main Street Capital Corporation has operated as a business development company for over a decade, providing valuable equity and debt capital to many lower-middle market companies. The company has established a reputation for its commitment to providing one-stop financing solutions that help entrepreneurs, business owners and management teams achieve their financial goals.

MSCC, headquartered in Houston, Texas, has an additional office in Chojnów, Poland. Its global reach allows the company to tap into a broad range of investment opportunities, and the company has a well-deserved reputation for identifying the most promising businesses.

MSCC's strong financial performance is a testament to its investment strategy. The company has consistently generated significant returns for its investors, and its net asset value per share has increased yearly. 

MSCC's financial performance drives a range of factors, including its ability to identify promising investment opportunities, its strong relationships with management teams and its ability to provide comprehensive financing solutions that meet each business's unique needs.

The company strongly focuses on ensuring its investments are well-diversified, with various assets across different industries and geographies. This strategy helps mitigate risk and ensure the company is well-positioned to weather economic challenges.

In addition to its strong financial performance, MSCC is committed to corporate social responsibility. The company has a range of initiatives focused on environmental, social and governance issues and is committed to positively impacting the communities in which it operates.

Main Street Capital Corporation is a well-respected and successful business development company committed to providing valuable financing solutions to lower-middle market companies.

MAIN Stock Price History

MAIN Stock News Headlines

The Capital Region marks Memorial Day 2024
Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Shares Down 0.4%
Main Street Capital: High Quality Comes At A High Premium
Main Street Announces Follow-On Investment
Main Street Capital: Q1 Earnings Snapshot
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/27 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Ex-Dividend for 7/15 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Eating places
Asset Management & Custody Banks
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
6 Analysts


Net Income
$428.45 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$500.39 million
Cash Flow
$4.28 per share
Book Value
$29.58 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$4.14 billion

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MAIN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Main Street Capital stock right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Main Street Capital in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" MAIN shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in MAIN, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Main Street Capital's stock price target for 2024?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Main Street Capital's shares. Their MAIN share price targets range from $43.00 to $52.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $47.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.1%.
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How have MAIN shares performed in 2024?

Main Street Capital's stock was trading at $43.23 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, MAIN shares have increased by 11.5% and is now trading at $48.22.
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When is Main Street Capital's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2024.
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How were Main Street Capital's earnings last quarter?

Main Street Capital Co. (NYSE:MAIN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 9th. The financial services provider reported $1.05 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.03 by $0.02. The financial services provider earned $131.61 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $128 million. Main Street Capital had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.83% and a net margin of 89.11%. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.02 earnings per share.

How often does Main Street Capital pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Main Street Capital?

Main Street Capital announced a dividend on Monday, May 6th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 21st will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Thursday, June 27th. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 21st.
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Is Main Street Capital a good dividend stock?

Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) pays an annual dividend of $2.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.93%. MAIN has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 4 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 52.55%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MAIN will have a dividend payout ratio of 73.28% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What ETFs hold Main Street Capital's stock?
What guidance has Main Street Capital issued on next quarter's earnings?

Main Street Capital updated its first quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Friday, April, 19th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 1.100-1.120 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 1.030. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Dwayne Hyzak's approval rating as Main Street Capital's CEO?

1 employees have rated Main Street Capital Chief Executive Officer Dwayne Hyzak on Dwayne Hyzak has an approval rating of 100% among the company's employees. This puts Dwayne Hyzak in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Main Street Capital own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Main Street Capital investors own include AT&T (T), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Altria Group (MO), Realty Income (O), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), AbbVie (ABBV), Coca-Cola (KO) and Two Harbors Investment (TWO).

Who are Main Street Capital's major shareholders?

Main Street Capital's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (4.01%), Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (1.28%), Van ECK Associates Corp (1.19%), Sound Income Strategies LLC (0.42%), Adell Harriman & Carpenter Inc. (0.38%) and Osaic Holdings Inc. (0.26%). Insiders that own company stock include David L Magdol, Dwayne L Hyzak, Jason B Beauvais, John Earl Jackson, Nicholas Meserve and Vincent D Foster.
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How do I buy shares of Main Street Capital?

Shares of MAIN stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:MAIN) was last updated on 5/28/2024 by Staff

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