HTD Ex-Dividend Reminder - 4/9/13

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/9/13, John Hancock Tax Advantaged Dividend Income Fund ( HTD) HTD will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0985, payable on 4/30/13. As a percentage of HTD's recent stock price of $20.00, this dividend works out to approximately 0.49%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HTD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0985 declared by John Hancock Tax Advantaged Dividend 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 HTD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.91% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Friday trading, John Hancock Tax Advantaged Dividend Income Fund shares are currently off about 0.5% on the day.