Reminder - Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust (EVN) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/8/13, Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust ( EVN) EVN will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0783, payable on 4/17/13. As a percentage of EVN's recent stock price of $13.87, this dividend works out to approximately 0.56%, so look for shares of Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust to trade 0.56% lower — all else being equal — when EVN shares open for trading on 4/8/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for EVN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0783 declared by Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from EVN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.78% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Thursday trading, Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust shares are currently trading flat on the day.
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