Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN): Price and Financial Metrics

Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN): $39.48

0.95 (+2.47%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades













Add MAIN to Watchlist
Sign Up

Industry: Private Equity



in industry


  • MAIN scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 73.3% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MAIN is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • MAIN ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 16th percentile.

MAIN Stock Summary

  • For MAIN, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 97.8% of US equities we're observing.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Main Street Capital CORP is reporting a growth rate of 545.68%; that's higher than 96.05% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Main Street Capital CORP's share price is greater than that of only 3.45% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Main Street Capital CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be RYN, HASI, MAA, TDG, and ACM.
  • MAIN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Main Street Capital CORP's official web site, go to

MAIN Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, MAIN's price/sales ratio is 268.75% higher, now standing at 11.8.
  • MAIN's price/earnings ratio has moved down 5.7 over the prior 168 months.
  • Over the past 168 months, MAIN's price/earnings ratio has gone down 5.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MAIN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MAIN 2019-04-09 10.0 1.6 13.9 15.1
MAIN 2016-10-17 10.3 1.6 23.1 24.8
MAIN 2016-03-08 9.0 1.4 14.2 17.6
MAIN 2015-01-02 9.8 1.4 13.3 15.0
MAIN 2013-12-26 12.0 1.6 13.1 13.4
MAIN 2012-07-12 9.0 1.6 8.6 9.3

MAIN Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 141.34%.
  • The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at -3.73%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 214.63%.
MAIN's revenue has moved up $68,287,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows MAIN's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 289.047 -515.373 330.762
2021-09-30 269.385 -184.519 315.669
2021-06-30 244.56 -201.983 309.908
2021-03-31 229.273 -140.398 258.167
2020-12-31 222.614 -54.084 29.383
2020-09-30 220.76 -64.005 -33.86

MAIN's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MAIN has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 76.58% of graded US stocks.
  • MAIN's asset turnover comes in at 0.086 -- ranking 246th of 444 Trading stocks.
  • SVC, GBCS, and OUT are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MAIN.

The table below shows MAIN's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.086 1 0.092
2021-03-31 0.084 1 0.078
2020-12-31 0.085 1 0.018
2020-09-30 0.085 1 0.000
2020-06-30 0.088 1 -0.013
2020-03-31 0.091 1 -0.012

MAIN Stock Price Chart Interactive Chart >

Price chart for MAIN

MAIN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $39.48 52-week high $47.13
Prev. close $38.53 52-week low $34.35
Day low $38.11 Volume 387,500
Day high $39.48 Avg. volume 373,503
50-day MA $38.36 Dividend yield 6.53%
200-day MA $41.93 Market Cap 2.88B

Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN) Company Bio

Main Street Capital is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies. Main Street's portfolio investments are typically made to support management buyouts, recapitalizations, growth financings, refinancings and acquisitions of companies that operate in diverse industry sectors. The company was founded in 1997 and is based at Houston, Texas.

MAIN Latest News Stream

Event/Time News Detail
Loading, please wait...

MAIN Latest Social Stream

Loading social stream, please wait...

View Full MAIN Social Stream

Latest MAIN News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Main Street Capital CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MAIN as an investment opportunity.

Main Street Capital (MAIN) Surpasses Q4 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Main Street Capital (MAIN) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 11.59% and 12.41%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Main Street Capital tops Q4 estimates with record investment income

Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) closed out the last quarter of 2021 on a strong note, highlighting record investment income, according to its better-than-expected Q4 results Thursday. MAIN stock is rising 1.4% in afterhours trading. Q4 interest income of $53.78M rose from $45.08M in Q4 2020. Dividend income of $21.82M in Q4 surged...

Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022


Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) ("Main Street") is pleased to announce its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2021.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Main Street Announces Second Quarter 2022 Regular Monthly Dividends and Supplemental Dividend Payable in March 2022

Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) ("Main Street") is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors declared regular monthly cash dividends of $0.215 per share for each of April, May and June 2022. These monthly dividends, which will be payable pursuant to the table below, total $0.645 per share for the second quarter of 2022, represent a 4.9% increase from the regular monthly dividends paid for the second quarter of 2021 and are consistent with the regular monthly dividends declared

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Is Main Street Capital set for another Q4 earnings beat?

Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN), a principal investment firm, is scheduled to announce Q4 earnings results on Thursday, Feb. 24, after market close. The consensus EPS estimate is $0.65 (+3.2% Y/Y) and the consensus revenue estimate is $72.47M (+16% Y/Y). Over the last 2 years, MAIN has beaten EPS estimates 88%...

Seeking Alpha | February 23, 2022

Read More 'MAIN' Stories Here

MAIN Price Returns

1-mo 5.78%
3-mo -4.27%
6-mo -8.87%
1-year 0.57%
3-year 16.75%
5-year 45.74%
YTD -8.82%
2021 48.31%
2020 -19.54%
2019 36.23%
2018 -8.27%
2017 14.45%

MAIN Dividends

Ex-Dividend Date Type Payout Amount Change
Loading, please wait...
View Full MAIN Dividend History

Continue Researching MAIN

Want to see what other sources are saying about Main Street Capital CORP's financials and stock price? Try the links below:

Main Street Capital CORP (MAIN) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Main Street Capital CORP (MAIN) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Main Street Capital CORP (MAIN) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

Get Free Updates

Join thousands of investors who get the latest news, insights and top rated picks from!

Page generated in 0.5966 seconds.