Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/8/13, Calamos Global Dynamic Income Fund (CHW) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.062, payable on 8/15/13. As a percentage of CHW's recent stock price of $8.52, this dividend works out to approximately 0.73%, so look for shares of Calamos Global Dynamic Income Fund to trade 0.73% lower — all else being equal — when CHW shares open for trading on 8/8/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for CHW, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.062 declared by Calamos Global Dynamic 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 CHW is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.73% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CHW shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, CHW's low point in its 52 week range is $7.56 per share, with $9.25 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.52.
In Tuesday trading, Calamos Global Dynamic Income Fund shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.