Gladstone Capital Corporation (GLAD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 20, 2017

Gladstone Capital Corporation (GLAD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 20, 2017

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Gladstone Investment from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Monday, November 21st.

According to Zacks, "Gladstone Land Corporation is a real estate investment trust". The company acquires and leases farmland to corporate and independent farmers. (NASDAQ:GAIN) traded up 0.56% on Thursday, reaching $8.99. Gladstone Land Corp has a one year low of $9.32 and a one year high of $12.89. The stock has a market capitalization of $111.77 million, a P/E ratio of 247.78 and a beta of 0.98. The firm's 50-day moving average price is $12.10 and its 200 day moving average price is $11.25.

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 31st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.043 per share. This represents a $0.75 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, February 14th. Gladstone Land Corp's payout ratio is now 742.86%.

The share price of Gladstone Land Corporation (LAND) was down -1.09% during the last day of trading, with a day high of 11.31. The shares were bought at an average price of $11.15 per share, for a total transaction of $223,000.00. Following the acquisition, the chief executive officer now directly owns 621,973 shares in the company, valued at $5,411,165.10. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Insiders own 21.67% of the company's stock.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of GAIN. LLC boosted its position in shares of Gladstone Land Corp by 36.6% in the third quarter. LLC now owns 31,700 shares of the company's stock worth $336,000 after buying an additional 8,500 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Gladstone Land Corp by 1.9% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 59,062 shares of the company's stock worth $664,000 after buying an additional 1,100 shares in the last quarter. Royal Bank of Canada raised its stake in Gladstone Investment by 2.0% in the second quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 571,407 shares of the investment management company's stock worth $5,080,000 after buying an additional 34,803 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Two Sigma Securities LLC acquired a new stake in Gladstone Investment during the third quarter valued at approximately $134,000. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 313,758 shares of the investment management company's stock valued at $2,655,000 after buying an additional 228,546 shares during the last quarter.

Gladstone Investment Corporation is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Company's segment is farmland and farm-related properties.