Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/1/13, Alliancebernstein Income Fund (ACG) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.04, payable on 5/17/13. As a percentage of ACG's recent stock price of $8.35, this dividend works out to approximately 0.48%.
Below is a dividend history chart for ACG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by Alliancebernstein Income Fund:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ACG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.75% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ACG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, ACG's low point in its 52 week range is $8.07 per share, with $8.83 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.35.
In Monday trading, Alliancebernstein Income Fund shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.