Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/18/13, DWS High Income Trust (KHI) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0635, payable on 7/31/13. As a percentage of KHI's recent stock price of $9.35, this dividend works out to approximately 0.68%, so look for shares of DWS High Income Trust to trade 0.68% lower — all else being equal — when KHI shares open for trading on 7/18/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for KHI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0635 declared by DWS High Income Trust:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from KHI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.15% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of KHI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, KHI's low point in its 52 week range is $8.80 per share, with $11.02 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.35.
In Tuesday trading, DWS High Income Trust shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.