Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/12/13, Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal Income Fund (VCF) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0575, payable on 6/28/13. As a percentage of VCF's recent stock price of $14.13, this dividend works out to approximately 0.41%.
Below is a dividend history chart for VCF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0575 declared by Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal 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 VCF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.88% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of VCF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, VCF's low point in its 52 week range is $13.95 per share, with $16.31 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.13.
In Monday trading, Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal Income Fund shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.