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): October 11, 2016  

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

Maryland814-0023754-2040781
(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 October 11, 2016, Gladstone Capital 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 and 6.75% Series 2021 Term Preferred Stock for each of October, November and December 2016. 

The information disclosed under this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1 hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and 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 Capital Corporation on October 11, 2016.


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 Capital Corporation
   
  
Date: October 11, 2016By: /s/ Nicole Schaltenbrand        
  Nicole Schaltenbrand
  Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
  


EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit No. Description
   
99.1 Press Release issued by Gladstone Capital Corporation on October 11, 2016.

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EXHIBIT 99.1

Gladstone Capital Announces Monthly Cash Distributions for October, November and December, 2016

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gladstone Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:GLAD) (the “Company”) announced today that its board of directors declared the following monthly cash distributions for October, November, and December of 2016.

Cash Distributions:

Common Stock: $0.07 per share of common stock for each of October, November and December, 2016, payable per the table below. The Company has paid 156 consecutive monthly cash distributions on its common stock. Prior to paying distributions on a monthly basis, the Company paid eight consecutive quarterly common stock cash distributions.

Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Payment Date Cash Distribution
October 19 October 21 October 31 $0.07 
November 15 November 17 November 30 $0.07 
December 16 December 20 December 30 $0.07 
Total for the Quarter: $0.21 

Term Preferred Stock: $0.140625 per share of the Company’s 6.75% Series 2021 Term Preferred Stock (“Term Preferred Stock”) for each of October, November and December, 2016, payable per the table below. The Term Preferred Stock trades on the NASDAQ under the symbol “GLADO.”

Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Payment Date Cash Distribution
October 19 October 21 October 31 $0.140625 
November 15 November 17 November 30 $0.140625 
December 16 December 20 December 30 $0.140625 
Total for the Quarter:
 $0.421875 

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

Gladstone Capital Corporation is a publicly traded business development company that invests in debt and equity securities consisting primarily of secured first and second lien term loans to small and medium sized businesses in the United States. 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 Capital Corporation, 703-287-5893