Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/8/14, Invesco Municipal Income Opportunities Trust (OIA) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.035, payable on 5/30/14. As a percentage of OIA's recent stock price of $7.00, this dividend works out to approximately 0.50%.
Below is a dividend history chart for OIA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.035 declared by Invesco Municipal Income Opportunities Trust:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from OIA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.00% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of OIA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, OIA's low point in its 52 week range is $5.91 per share, with $7.27 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $6.99.
In Tuesday trading, Invesco Municipal Income Opportunities Trust shares are currently off about 0.3% on the day.