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Solar Senior Capital Ltd (NAS:SUNS)
Dividend Yield
8.40% (As of Today)

As of Today, the Dividend Yield of Solar Senior Capital Ltd is 8.40%.

Good Sign:

Solar Senior Capital Ltd stock dividend yield is close to 3-year high.

SUNS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.84   Max: 8.36
Current: 8.4


During the past 3 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Solar Senior Capital Ltd was 8.36%. The lowest was 3.84%. And the median was 7.15%.

SUNS's Dividend Yieldis ranked higher than
88% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. SUNS: 8.40 )

Solar Senior Capital Ltd's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 0.72.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Solar Senior Capital Ltd is 1.19, which seems too high.

During the past 3 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Solar Senior Capital Ltd was 1.28. The lowest was 0.90. And the median was 1.09.

Solar Senior Capital Ltd's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.35.

During the past 12 months, Solar Senior Capital Ltd's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 8.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Solar Senior Capital Ltd Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.1182014-04-222014-04-242014-05-01Cash Dividendmonthly
0.1182014-03-182014-03-202014-04-01Cash Dividendmonthly
0.1182014-02-182014-02-202014-02-28Cash Dividendmonthly
0.1182014-01-212014-01-232014-01-31Cash Dividendmonthly
0.1182013-12-172013-12-192014-01-03Cash Dividendmonthly
0.1182013-11-192013-11-212013-12-03Cash Dividendmonthly
0.1182013-10-222013-10-242013-11-01Cash Dividendmonthly
0.1182013-09-172013-09-192013-10-02Cash Dividendmonthly
0.1182013-08-202013-08-222013-10-04Cash Dividendmonthly
0.1182013-07-232013-07-252013-08-01Cash Dividendmonthly
0.1182013-06-182013-06-202013-07-02Cash Dividendmonthly
0.1182013-05-212013-05-232013-06-03Cash Dividendmonthly

Solar Senior Capital Ltd's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=8.39 %

Current Share Price is $16.88.
Solar Senior Capital Ltd's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.416.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.

Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.

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Related Terms

Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividends Per Share, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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