Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/9/13, Invesco Van Kampen Municipal Trust (VKQ)VKQ will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0762, payable on 4/30/13. As a percentage of VKQ's recent stock price of $14.14, this dividend works out to approximately 0.54%, so look for shares of Invesco Van Kampen Municipal Trust to trade 0.54% lower — all else being equal — when VKQ shares open for trading on 4/9/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for VKQ, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0762 declared by Invesco Van Kampen Municipal Trust:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from VKQ is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.47% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, VKQ makes up 1.44% of the CEF Municipal Income ETF (XMPT)XMPT which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday.
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