Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/26/13, The Singapore Fund (SGF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.23, payable on 7/12/13. As a percentage of SGF's recent stock price of $12.77, this dividend works out to approximately 1.80%, so look for shares of The Singapore Fund to trade 1.80% lower — all else being equal — when SGF shares open for trading on 6/26/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for SGF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.23 declared by The Singapore Fund:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SGF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.21% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SGF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, SGF's low point in its 52 week range is $11.97 per share, with $14.79 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.76.
In Monday trading, The Singapore Fund shares are currently down about 1.6% on the day.