Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/17/13, Helios Advantage Income Fund (HAV) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0725, payable on 12/27/13. As a percentage of HAV's recent stock price of $8.95, this dividend works out to approximately 0.81%, so look for shares of Helios Advantage Income Fund to trade 0.81% lower — all else being equal — when HAV shares open for trading on 12/17/13.
Below is a dividend history chart for HAV, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0725 declared by Helios Advantage 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 HAV is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.72% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HAV shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, HAV's low point in its 52 week range is $7.87 per share, with $9.34 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.95.
In Friday trading, Helios Advantage Income Fund shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.