Cash Dividend On The Way From Nuveen Short Duration Credit Opportunities Fund (JSD)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/11/13, Nuveen Short Duration Credit Opportunities Fund (JSD) JSD will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.132, payable on 5/1/13. As a percentage of JSD's recent stock price of $21.45, this dividend works out to approximately 0.62%, so look for shares of Nuveen Short Duration Credit Opportunities Fund to trade 0.62% lower — all else being equal — when JSD shares open for trading on 4/11/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for JSD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.132 declared by Nuveen Short Duration Credit Opportunities 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 JSD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.38% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Tuesday trading, Nuveen Short Duration Credit Opportunities Fund shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.

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