Ex-Div Reminder For Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield Fund (BGH)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/19/13, Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield Fund (BGH) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.1677, payable on 8/1/13. As a percentage of BGH's recent stock price of $23.38, this dividend works out to approximately 0.72%, so look for shares of Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield Fund to trade 0.72% lower — all else being equal — when BGH shares open for trading on 7/19/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BGH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1677 declared by Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield 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 BGH is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.61% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, BGH makes up 1.30% of the DWA Emerging Markets Technical Leaders Portfolio ETF ( PIE) which is trading up by about 0.8% on the day Wednesday.

In Wednesday trading, Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield Fund shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.

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