NYSE:MAIN - Main Street Capital Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $37.04 +0.22 (+0.60 %) (As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$36.82Today's Range$36.83 - $37.2052-Week Range$31.95 - $40.77Volume202,926 shsAverage Volume237,677 shsMarket Capitalization$2.26 billionP/E Ratio15.50Dividend Yield6.33%Beta0.87 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Main Street Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in long- term equity and debt investments in small and lower middle market companies. The firm focuses on investments in, subordinated loans, private equity, venture debt, mezzanine investments, mature, mid venture, industry consolidation, later stage, late venture, emerging growth, management buyouts, change of control transactions, ownership transitions, recapitalizations, strategic acquisitions, refinancing, business expansion capital, growth financings, family estate planning, and other growth initiatives primarily for later stage businesses. It invests in consumer discretionary, consumer staples, energy, healthcare, industrials, information technology, materials, telecommunication services, and utilities sectors. It does not seek to invest in start-up companies or companies with speculative business plans. It seeks to invest in traditional or basic businesses. The firm primarily invests in companies based in the Southern, South Central, and Southwestern regions of the United States but also considers other domestic investment opportunities. It typically invests between $2 million and $75 million in equity and $5 million to $50 million in debt, revenue between $10 million and $150 million, enterprise value between $3 million and $50 million, and EBITDA between $1 million and $20 million. The firm seeks to charge a fixed interest rate between 12 percent and 14 percent, payable in cash, in case of its mezzanine loan investments. The firm typically invests in the form of term debt with equity participation and/or direct equity investments. It prefers to maintain fully diluted minority and majority equity positions in its portfolio companies of 5 percent to 50 percent, and may have controlling interests in some instances. The firm also co-invests with other investment firms. It seeks to exit its debt investments through the repayment of the investment from internally generated cash flow and/or refinancing within a period of three to seven years. It participates in warrants, PIK (Payment in Kind) interest, convertible securities, junior secured or unsecured, senior secured debt, unitranche debt, equity related, common equity, and preferred equity. Main Street Capital Corporation was incorporated on March 9, 2007 and is based at Houston, Texas. Receive MAIN News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MAIN and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Eating places Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:MAIN Previous Symbol CUSIP56035L10 Webwww.mainstcapital.com Phone713-350-6000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.22 Current Ratio0.13 Quick Ratio0.13Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio15.50 Forward P/E Ratio14.53 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$205.74 million Price / Sales10.98 Cash Flow$2.3805 per share Price / Cash Flow15.56 Book Value$23.76 per share Price / Book1.56Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.39 Net Income$170.62 million Net Margins95.77% Return on Equity10.61% Return on Assets6.30%Miscellaneous Employees58 Outstanding Shares60,994,000Market Cap$2.26 billion OptionableOptionable Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Frequently Asked Questions What is Main Street Capital's stock symbol? Main Street Capital trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MAIN." How often does Main Street Capital pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Main Street Capital? Main Street Capital declared a dividend on Wednesday, October 10th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 18th will be given a dividend of $0.275 per share on Thursday, December 27th. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 17th. This is an increase from Main Street Capital's previous dividend of $0.20. View Main Street Capital's Dividend History. How were Main Street Capital's earnings last quarter? Main Street Capital Co. (NYSE:MAIN) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The financial services provider reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.01. The financial services provider had revenue of $58.26 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $59.19 million. Main Street Capital had a return on equity of 10.61% and a net margin of 95.77%. Main Street Capital's revenue for the quarter was up 12.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.60 earnings per share. View Main Street Capital's Earnings History. When is Main Street Capital's next earnings date? Main Street Capital is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Main Street Capital. What price target have analysts set for MAIN? 5 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Main Street Capital's stock. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $41.00. On average, they anticipate Main Street Capital's stock price to reach $38.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Main Street Capital. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Main Street Capital? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Main Street Capital in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Main Street Capital. Has Main Street Capital been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about MAIN stock have been trending positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Main Street Capital earned a media sentiment score of 2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Main Street Capital's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Main Street Capital include Aramark (ARMK), Texas Roadhouse (TXRH), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), Jack in the Box (JACK), Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY), Wingstop (WING), Arcos Dorados (ARCO), Brinker International (EAT), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN), Sonic (SONC), MITCHELLS &BUTLERS (MBPFF), Dine Brands Global (DIN), Papa John's Int'l (PZZA) and BJ's Restaurants (BJRI). Who are Main Street Capital's key executives? Main Street Capital's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Dwayne Louis Hyzak CPA, CEO & Director (Age 46)Mr. David L. Magdol, Pres & Chief Investment Officer (Age 48)Mr. Brent D. Smith, CFO & Treasurer (Age 44)Mr. Curtis L. Hartman CPA, Vice Chairman, Chief Credit Officer, Sr. MD & Pres of Asset Management (Age 46)Mr. Shannon D. Martin, VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Assistant Treasurer (Age 49) Who are Main Street Capital's major shareholders? Main Street Capital's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sound Income Strategies LLC (0.68%), Sound Income Strategies LLC (0.68%), Sanders Morris Harris LLC (0.65%), Sound Income Strategies LLC (0.63%), Accurate Investment Solutions Inc. (0.18%) and Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.17%). Company insiders that own Main Street Capital stock include Arthur L French, Rodger A Stout and Vincent D Foster. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Main Street Capital. Which institutional investors are selling Main Street Capital stock? MAIN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DNB Asset Management AS, Sound Income Strategies LLC, Sanders Morris Harris LLC, Accurate Investment Solutions Inc. and Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Main Street Capital. Which institutional investors are buying Main Street Capital stock? MAIN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sound Income Strategies LLC, Sound Income Strategies LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, CX Institutional, Monument Capital Management and Capital Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Main Street Capital stock in the last two years include Arthur L French, Rodger A Stout and Vincent D Foster. View Insider Buying and Selling for Main Street Capital. How do I buy shares of Main Street Capital? Shares of MAIN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Main Street Capital's stock price today? One share of MAIN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.04. How big of a company is Main Street Capital? Main Street Capital has a market capitalization of $2.26 billion and generates $205.74 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $170.62 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.39 on an earnings per share basis. Main Street Capital employs 58 workers across the globe. What is Main Street Capital's official website? The official website for Main Street Capital is http://www.mainstcapital.com. How can I contact Main Street Capital? Main Street Capital's mailing address is 1300 POST OAK BOULEVARD 8TH FLOOR SUITE 800, HOUSTON TX, 77056. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 713-350-6000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Main Street Capital (NYSE MAIN)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 309 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 398 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 707MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Main Street Capital and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MAIN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MAIN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Do You Need a Fiduciary?