Reminder - Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend Opportunities Fund (ETO) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/22/13, Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend Opportunities Fund (ETO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.135, payable on 7/31/13. As a percentage of ETO's recent stock price of $23.43, this dividend works out to approximately 0.58%, so look for shares of Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend Opportunities Fund to trade 0.58% lower — all else being equal — when ETO shares open for trading on 7/22/13.

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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 6.91% 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 $17.80 per share, with $25.45 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $23.43.

In Thursday trading, Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend Opportunities Fund shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.

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