Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/17/13, Brookfield Total Return Fund IN (HTR) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.19, payable on 9/27/13. As a percentage of HTR's recent stock price of $22.44, this dividend works out to approximately 0.85%, so look for shares of Brookfield Total Return Fund IN to trade 0.85% lower — all else being equal — when HTR shares open for trading on 9/17/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for HTR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.19 declared by Brookfield Total Return Fund IN:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HTR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 10.16% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HTR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, HTR's low point in its 52 week range is $22.03 per share, with $27.98 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $22.48.
In Friday trading, Brookfield Total Return Fund IN shares are currently down about 0.1% on the day.