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32.31 +0.23  +0.72% NYSE Apr 23, 3:11PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

Main Street Capital Price to Book Value:

1.627 for April 23, 2014

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April 23, 2014 1.627
April 22, 2014 1.616
April 21, 2014 1.588
April 17, 2014 1.589
April 16, 2014 1.594
April 15, 2014 1.594
April 14, 2014 1.596
April 11, 2014 1.588
April 10, 2014 1.583
April 9, 2014 1.612
April 8, 2014 1.581
April 7, 2014 1.641
April 4, 2014 1.671
April 3, 2014 1.689
April 2, 2014 1.689
April 1, 2014 1.660
March 31, 2014 1.655
March 28, 2014 1.654
March 27, 2014 1.656
March 26, 2014 1.632
March 25, 2014 1.679
March 24, 2014 1.681
March 21, 2014 1.678
March 20, 2014 1.690
March 19, 2014 1.686
   
March 18, 2014 1.703
March 17, 2014 1.722
March 14, 2014 1.708
March 13, 2014 1.730
March 12, 2014 1.748
March 11, 2014 1.740
March 10, 2014 1.754
March 7, 2014 1.712
March 6, 2014 1.721
March 5, 2014 1.726
March 4, 2014 1.738
March 3, 2014 1.741
Feb. 28, 2014 1.768
Feb. 27, 2014 1.753
Feb. 26, 2014 1.747
Feb. 25, 2014 1.734
Feb. 24, 2014 1.778
Feb. 21, 2014 1.768
Feb. 20, 2014 1.774
Feb. 19, 2014 1.745
Feb. 18, 2014 1.766
Feb. 14, 2014 1.745
Feb. 13, 2014 1.743
Feb. 12, 2014 1.733
Feb. 11, 2014 1.712

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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MAIN Price to Book Value Benchmarks

Companies
Horizon Technology 0.95
Gladstone Investment 0.9381
American Capital 0.7921

MAIN Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.9572 May 5 2009
Maximum 1.858 Mar 14 2013
Average 1.447
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