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

Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN): $43.61

-0.99 (-2.22%)

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  • MAIN scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 77.02% of US stocks.
  • MAIN's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 161 days.
  • MAIN ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 11th percentile.

MAIN Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 0.01, Main Street Capital CORP is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than just 0.07% of US stocks.
  • For MAIN, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 97.68% 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 67,148.38%; that's higher than 99.95% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MAIN, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are EPAY, TRUP, BBIG, MDWT, and CRY.
  • 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 year over year price growth rate is now at 54.85%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 222.4%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 410.04%.
Over the past 33 months, MAIN's revenue has gone up $36,030,000.

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
2021-09-30 269.385 -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
2020-06-30 228.874 -6.649 -78.153

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

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MAIN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $43.61 52-week high $47.13
Prev. close $44.60 52-week low $31.32
Day low $43.58 Volume 297,221
Day high $44.72 Avg. volume 281,401
50-day MA $44.56 Dividend yield 5.78%
200-day MA $42.55 Market Cap 3.03B

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.

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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 Announces Preliminary Estimate of Fourth Quarter 2021 Operating Results

Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) ("Main Street" or the "Company") is pleased to announce its preliminary operating results for the fourth quarter of 2021, the tax treatment of its 2021 dividends and its fourth quarter and full year 2021 earnings release and conference call schedule.

Yahoo | January 19, 2022

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Yahoo | January 17, 2022

Comvest Partners Completes Sale of Robbins Brothers

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comvest Partners (“Comvest”), an operationally-focused middle-market private investment firm, is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of Robbins Brothers, a high-end jewelry retailer primarily serving the bridal market, to the Robbins Brothers executive management team, Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN), and other co-investors. Robbins Brothers had been a platform company in Comvest’s private equity portfolio. Robbi

Yahoo | January 13, 2022

Here's 1 High-Yield Dividend Stock You Can Trust

This has pushed the S&P 500's dividend yield down to 1.27%, which isn't far off its all-time low of 1.1% set at the peak of the dot-com bubble 20 years ago. To better understand Main Street Capital's business model, it might be helpful to start by explaining the function of a business development company. BDCs are investment companies that exist to meet the financing needs of smaller companies.

Yahoo | January 11, 2022

Main Street Announces Fourth Quarter 2021 Private Loan Portfolio Activity

Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) ("Main Street") is pleased to announce the following recent activity in its private loan portfolio. During the fourth quarter of 2021, Main Street originated approximately $459.1 million in new commitments in its private loan portfolio across 17 new borrowers and funded total investments across its private loan portfolio with a cost basis totaling approximately $369.1 million.

Yahoo | January 11, 2022

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MAIN Price Returns

1-mo 1.92%
3-mo 0.83%
6-mo 7.83%
1-year 41.68%
3-year 43.51%
5-year 65.19%
YTD -2.79%
2021 48.31%
2020 -19.54%
2019 36.23%
2018 -8.27%
2017 14.45%

MAIN Dividends

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