VGM Ex-Dividend Reminder - 4/9/13

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/9/13, Invesco Van Kampen Trust for Investment Grade Municipals ( VGM) VGM will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.083, payable on 4/30/13. As a percentage of VGM's recent stock price of $14.94, this dividend works out to approximately 0.56%, so look for shares of Invesco Van Kampen Trust for Investment Grade Municipals to trade 0.56% lower — all else being equal — when VGM shares open for trading on 4/9/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for VGM, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.083 declared by Invesco Van Kampen Trust for Investment Grade Municipals:

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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 VGM is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.67% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, VGM makes up 1.68% of the CEF Municipal Income ETF ( XMPT) XMPT which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, Invesco Van Kampen Trust for Investment Grade Municipals shares are currently up about 0.5% on the day.
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