Gladstone Investment Corporation
GLADSTONE INVESTMENT CORPORATION\DE (Form: 8-K, Received: 01/10/2017 16:11:38)
 

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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Form 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event Reported): January 10, 2017  

Gladstone Investment Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

Delaware 811-23191 83-0423116
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation) (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)

 

1521 Westbranch Drive, Suite 100, McLean, Virginia 22102
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(703) 287-5800
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

On January 10, 2017, Gladstone Investment Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release, filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1, announcing that its board of directors declared monthly cash distributions for the Company’s common stock, 6.75% Series B Cumulative Term Preferred Stock, 6.50% Series C Cumulative Term Preferred Stock, and 6.25% Series D Cumulative Term Preferred Stock for each of January, February and March 2017.

The information disclosed under this Item 7.01, including portions of Exhibit 99.1 hereto regarding the monthly cash distributions, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any filings made under the Securities Act of 1933, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)      Exhibits.

Exhibit No.   Description
99.1   Press Release issued by Gladstone Investment Corporation, dated January 10, 2017.


SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

  Gladstone Investment Corporation
     
   
Date: January 10, 2017 By:  /s/ Julia Ryan        
    Julia Ryan
    Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
   


EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit No.   Description
99.1   Press Release issued by Gladstone Investment Corporation, dated January 10, 2017.

EXHIBIT 99.1

Gladstone Investment Announces Cash Distributions for January, February and March 2017 and Third Fiscal Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN) (the “Company” or “GAIN”) announced today that its board of directors declared the following monthly cash distributions and also announced its plan to report earnings for the third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2016.

Common Stock: $0.0625 per share of common stock for each of January, February and March 2017, payable per the table below. The Company has paid 138 consecutive monthly cash distributions on its common stock.

Ex-Dividend Date   Record Date   Payment Date   Cash Distribution
January 18   January 20   January 31   $ 0.0625
February 14   February 16   February 28   $ 0.0625
March 20   March 22   March 31   $ 0.0625
Total for the Quarter:
  $ 0.1875
     

Series B Term Preferred Stock: $0.140625 per share of the Company’s 6.75% Series B Cumulative Term Preferred Stock (“Series B Term Preferred Stock”) for each of January, February and March 2017, payable per the table below. The Series B Term Preferred Stock trades on the NASDAQ under the symbol “GAINO.”

Ex-Dividend Date   Record Date   Payment Date   Cash Distribution
January 18   January 20   January 31   $ 0.140625
February 14   February 16   February 28   $ 0.140625
March 20   March 22   March 31   $ 0.140625
Total for the Quarter:
  $ 0.421875
       

Series C Term Preferred Stock: $0.135417 per share of the Company’s 6.50% Series C Cumulative Term Preferred Stock (“Series C Term Preferred Stock”) for each of January, February and March 2017, payable per the table below. The Series C Term Preferred Stock trades on the NASDAQ under the symbol “GAINN.”

Ex-Dividend Date   Record Date   Payment Date   Cash Distribution
January 18   January 20   January 31   $ 0.135417
February 14   February 16   February 28   $ 0.135417
March 20   March 22   March 31   $ 0.135417
Total for the Quarter:
  $ 0.406251
       

Series D Term Preferred Stock: $0.13020833 per share of the Company’s 6.25% Series D Cumulative Term Preferred Stock (“Series D Term Preferred Stock”) for each of January, February and March 2017, payable per the table below. The Series D Term Preferred Stock trades on the NASDAQ under the symbol “GAINM.”

Ex-Dividend Date   Record Date   Payment Date   Cash Distribution
January 18   January 20   January 31   $ 0.13020833
February 14   February 16   February 28   $ 0.13020833
March 20   March 22   March 31   $ 0.13020833
Total for the Quarter:
  $ 0.39062499
       

The Company offers a dividend reinvestment plan (the “DRIP”) to its common stockholders. For more information regarding the DRIP, please visit www.gladstoneinvestment.com.

Earnings Announcement:

The Company also announced today that it plans to report earnings after the stock market closes on Monday, February 6, 2017, for the third quarter ended December 31, 2016. The Company will hold a conference call on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. EST to discuss its earnings results.  Please call (855) 376-7516 to enter the conference call.  An operator will monitor the call and set a queue for questions.

A conference call replay will be available beginning one hour after the call and will be accessible through March 7, 2017.  To hear the replay, please dial (855) 859-2056 and use playback conference number 56278911.

The live audio broadcast of the Company’s conference call will be available online at www.gladstoneinvestment.com.  The event will be archived and available for replay on the Company’s website through April 7, 2017.

If you have questions prior to or following the earnings release you may e-mail them to info@gladstonecompanies.com.  

Gladstone Investment Corporation is a publicly traded business development company that seeks to make debt and equity investments in mid-sized businesses in the United States in connection with acquisitions, changes in control and recapitalizations. Information on the business activities of all the Gladstone funds can be found at www.gladstonecompanies.com.

For Investor Relations inquiries related to any of the monthly dividend paying Gladstone funds, please visit www.gladstone.com.

For further information: Gladstone Investment Corporation, +1-703-287-5893