Reminder - Nuveen Preferred And Income Term Fund (JPI) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/11/13, Nuveen Preferred and Income Term Fund (JPI) JPI will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.169, payable on 5/1/13. As a percentage of JPI's recent stock price of $25.41, this dividend works out to approximately 0.67%, so look for shares of Nuveen Preferred and Income Term Fund to trade 0.67% lower — all else being equal — when JPI shares open for trading on 4/11/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for JPI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.169 declared by Nuveen Preferred and Income Term Fund:

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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 JPI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.98% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Tuesday trading, Nuveen Preferred and Income Term Fund shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.

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