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Stellus Capital Investment Corp (NYSE:SCM) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday. The company reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.01, Stock Ratings Network reports.

SCM has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Robert W. Baird downgraded shares of Stellus Capital Investment Corp from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 4th. They now have a $14.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call.

Shares of Stellus Capital Investment Corp (NYSE:SCM) traded down 0.25% on Monday, hitting $14.165. 1,112 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Stellus Capital Investment Corp has a one year low of $13.04 and a one year high of $15.5531. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $14.4 and its 200-day moving average is $14.25.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, October 15th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.1133 per share. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 9.57%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 26th.

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company.

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