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

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/13/13, Nuveen Preferred and Income Term Fund ( JPI) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.169, payable on 6/3/13. As a percentage of JPI's recent stock price of $26.35, this dividend works out to approximately 0.64%, so look for shares of Nuveen Preferred and Income Term Fund to trade 0.64% lower — all else being equal — when JPI shares open for trading on 5/13/13.

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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:

JPI+Dividend+History+Chart

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 7.70% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of JPI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Nuveen Preferred and Income Term Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, JPI's low point in its 52 week range is $23.76 per share, with $26.42 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $26.34.

In Thursday trading, Nuveen Preferred and Income Term Fund shares are currently down about 0.1% on the day.

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