Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/11/13, Nuveen California Select Quality Municipal Fund, Inc. (NVC will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.083, payable on 8/1/13. As a percentage of NVC's recent stock price of $14.27, this dividend works out to approximately 0.58%, so look for shares of Nuveen California Select Quality Municipal Fund, Inc. to trade 0.58% lower — all else being equal — when NVC shares open for trading on 7/11/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for NVC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.083 declared by Nuveen California Select Quality Municipal Fund, Inc.:

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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 NVC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.98% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of NVC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Nuveen California Select Quality Municipal Fund, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, NVC's low point in its 52 week range is $13.68 per share, with $17.62 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.27.

In Wednesday trading, Nuveen California Select Quality Municipal Fund, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.7% on the day.

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