Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/8/14, Calamos Global Dynamic Income Fund (CHW) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.07, payable on 4/15/14. As a percentage of CHW's recent stock price of $9.15, this dividend works out to approximately 0.77%, so look for shares of Calamos Global Dynamic Income Fund to trade 0.77% lower — all else being equal — when CHW shares open for trading on 4/8/14.
Below is a dividend history chart for CHW, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.07 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 9.18% 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 $7.97 per share, with $9.25 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.15.
In Friday trading, Calamos Global Dynamic Income Fund shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.