Cash Dividend On The Way From Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend Opportunities Fund (ETO)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/22/13, Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend Opportunities Fund ( ETO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.135, payable on 5/31/13. As a percentage of ETO's recent stock price of $24.69, this dividend works out to approximately 0.55%, so look for shares of Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend Opportunities Fund to trade 0.55% lower — all else being equal — when ETO shares open for trading on 5/22/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ETO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.135 declared by Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend 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 ETO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.56% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ETO shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend Opportunities Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ETO's low point in its 52 week range is $16.65 per share, with $24.80 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $24.71.

In Monday trading, Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend Opportunities Fund shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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