NZH Ex-Dividend Reminder - 8/13/13

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/13/13, Nuveen California Dividend Advantage Municipal Fund III (NZH) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.067, payable on 9/3/13. As a percentage of NZH's recent stock price of $11.43, this dividend works out to approximately 0.59%, so look for shares of Nuveen California Dividend Advantage Municipal Fund III to trade 0.59% lower — all else being equal — when NZH shares open for trading on 8/13/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for NZH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.067 declared by Nuveen California Dividend Advantage Municipal Fund III:

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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 NZH is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.03% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of NZH shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Nuveen California Dividend Advantage Municipal Fund III 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, NZH's low point in its 52 week range is $11.31 per share, with $14.96 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.42.

According to Preferred Stock Channel, there is are 3 series of preferred stock that are senior to NZH — find out what they are ».

In Friday trading, Nuveen California Dividend Advantage Municipal Fund III shares are currently off about 0.3% on the day.

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