Main Street Capital Corp.'s board declared regular monthly cash dividends of 19 cents per share for each of October, November and December.
The new dividend rate represents a 3% increase from both the regular monthly dividends paid for the fourth quarter of 2016 and the regular monthly dividends declared for the third quarter.
October's dividend is payable Oct. 16 to holders of record as of Sept. 21, with an ex-dividend date of Sept. 20. The dividend for November is payable Nov. 15 to holders of record as of Oct. 20, with an ex-dividend date of Oct. 19. The dividend for December is payable Dec. 15 to holders of record as of Nov. 21, with an ex-dividend date of Nov. 20.