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

Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN)

Today's Latest Price: $34.28 USD

1.00 (3.00%)

Updated Jun 5 4:10pm

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Ranked of 55 in Private Equity

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MAIN Stock Summary

  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for MAIN is currently 42.7, higher than 92.13% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Main Street Capital CORP is higher than it is for about 97.78% of US stocks.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 9.34, Main Street Capital CORP has a higher such ratio than 86.97% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MAIN, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ATAX, CF, GDS, MAA, and LSI.
  • MAIN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Main Street Capital CORP's official web site, go to
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MAIN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $34.28 52-week high $45.10
Prev. close $33.28 52-week low $14.11
Day low $33.93 Volume 806,954
Day high $36.12 Avg. volume 772,375
50-day MA $26.22 Dividend yield 7.18%
200-day MA $37.48 Market Cap 2.22B

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 Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

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We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Main Street Capital CORP with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Main Street Capital CORP ranked in the 9th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Main Street Capital CORP ended up being:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 3.51 years comes in at -0.12%; that's greater than only 15.51% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than only 19.9% of its sector Financial Services.
  • Main Street Capital CORP's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -0.84. This coverage rate is greater than that of merely 18.05% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Financial Services that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as MAIN, try ERIE, LYL, MDLY, ICCH, and MN.

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Yahoo | May 11, 2020

Main Street Capital Corp (MAIN) Q1 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

Main Street issued a press release yesterday afternoon that details the company's fourth quarter financial and operating results. Also joining us for the Q&A portion of our call are Vince Foster, our Executive Chairman; and Nick Meserve, our Managing Director and Head of our Middle Market Investment Group.

Yahoo | May 9, 2020

Main Street Announces First Quarter 2020 Results

Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) ("Main Street") is pleased to announce its financial results for the first quarter of 2020.

Yahoo | May 7, 2020

What's in the Cards for Main Street (MAIN) in Q1 Earnings?

Main Street's (MAIN) first-quarter 2020 results are expected to reflect a fall in interest income due to lower rates.

Yahoo | May 5, 2020

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MAIN Price Returns

1-mo 31.07%
3-mo -4.81%
6-mo -17.10%
1-year -9.17%
3-year 10.75%
5-year 55.36%
YTD -17.77%
2019 36.23%
2018 -8.27%
2017 14.45%
2016 34.41%
2015 7.51%

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