Ex-Div Reminder For Legg Mason BW Global Income Opportunities Fund (BWG)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/19/13, Legg Mason BW Global Income Opportunities Fund ( BWG) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.12, payable on 6/28/13. As a percentage of BWG's recent stock price of $18.39, this dividend works out to approximately 0.65%, so look for shares of Legg Mason BW Global Income Opportunities Fund to trade 0.65% lower — all else being equal — when BWG shares open for trading on 6/19/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BWG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.12 declared by Legg Mason BW Global 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 BWG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.83% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Monday trading, Legg Mason BW Global Income Opportunities Fund shares are currently up about 0.9% on the day.
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