Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/29/13, Aberdeen Asia Pacific Incorporated Fund (FAX) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.035, payable on 6/14/13. As a percentage of FAX's recent stock price of $7.26, this dividend works out to approximately 0.48%.
Below is a dividend history chart for FAX, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.035 declared by Aberdeen Asia Pacific Incorporated Fund:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from FAX is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.78% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FAX shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, FAX's low point in its 52 week range is $7.01 per share, with $8.01 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.27.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, FAX makes up 1.99% of the CEF Income Composite Portfolio ETF (PCEF) which is trading up by about 0.5% on the day Tuesday. In Tuesday trading, Aberdeen Asia Pacific Incorporated Fund shares are currently up about 0.5% on the day.