Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/22/13, Federated Enhanced Treasury Income Fund (FTT) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.05, payable on 10/31/13. As a percentage of FTT's recent stock price of $13.16, this dividend works out to approximately 0.38%.
Below is a dividend history chart for FTT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Federated Enhanced Treasury 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 FTT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.56% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FTT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, FTT's low point in its 52 week range is $12.53 per share, with $14.67 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.16.
In Friday trading, Federated Enhanced Treasury Income Fund shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.