Reminder - Alliance California Municipal Income Fund (AKP) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/5/13, Alliance California Municipal Income Fund ( AKP) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0627, payable on 6/21/13. As a percentage of AKP's recent stock price of $13.15, this dividend works out to approximately 0.48%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for AKP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0627 declared by Alliance California Municipal Income Fund:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from AKP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.72% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of AKP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Alliance California Municipal Income Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, AKP's low point in its 52 week range is $13.13 per share, with $17.24 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.14.

In Monday trading, Alliance California Municipal Income Fund shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.