Ex-Div Reminder For Wells Fargo Advantage Income Opportunities Fund (EAD)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/12/13, Wells Fargo Advantage Income Opportunities Fund (EAD) EAD will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.068, payable on 5/1/13. As a percentage of EAD's recent stock price of $10.21, this dividend works out to approximately 0.67%, so look for shares of Wells Fargo Advantage Income Opportunities Fund to trade 0.67% lower — all else being equal — when EAD shares open for trading on 4/12/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for EAD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.068 declared by Wells Fargo Advantage Income 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 EAD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.99% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Wednesday trading, Wells Fargo Advantage Income Opportunities Fund shares are currently off about 0.5% on the day.

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