Reminder - AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund (AWF) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/4/13, AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund ( AWF) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.10, payable on 9/20/13. As a percentage of AWF's recent stock price of $14.64, this dividend works out to approximately 0.68%, so look for shares of AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund to trade 0.68% lower — all else being equal — when AWF shares open for trading on 9/4/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for AWF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from AWF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.20% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of AWF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, AWF's low point in its 52 week range is $13.72 per share, with $17.25 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.64.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, AWF makes up 1.23% of the CEF Income Composite Portfolio ETF ( PCEF) which is trading higher by about 0.4% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.