Reminder - Gabelli Global Utility & Income Trust (GLU) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/14/13, Gabelli Global Utility & Income Trust (GLU) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.10, payable on 5/23/13. As a percentage of GLU's recent stock price of $22.16, this dividend works out to approximately 0.45%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for GLU, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by Gabelli Global Utility & Income Trust:

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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 GLU is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.42% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of GLU shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Gabelli Global Utility & Income Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, GLU's low point in its 52 week range is $19.13 per share, with $24.07 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $22.16.

In Friday trading, Gabelli Global Utility & Income Trust shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.

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