Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/18/13, DWS High Income Opportunities Fund (DHG) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.095, payable on 7/31/13. As a percentage of DHG's recent stock price of $14.38, this dividend works out to approximately 0.66%, so look for shares of DWS High Income Opportunities Fund to trade 0.66% lower — all else being equal — when DHG shares open for trading on 7/18/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for DHG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.095 declared by DWS High Income Opportunities Fund:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from DHG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.93% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of DHG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, DHG's low point in its 52 week range is $13.63 per share, with $16.49 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.34.
In Tuesday trading, DWS High Income Opportunities Fund shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.