Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/11/13, Nuveen Pennsylvania Municipal Value Fund (NPN) NPN will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.053, payable on 5/1/13. As a percentage of NPN's recent stock price of $16.37, this dividend works out to approximately 0.32%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for NPN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.053 declared by Nuveen Pennsylvania Municipal Value 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 NPN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.89% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Tuesday trading, Nuveen Pennsylvania Municipal Value Fund shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.

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