Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield Fund About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (BGH)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/18/13, Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield Fund ( BGH) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.1677, payable on 10/1/13. As a percentage of BGH's recent stock price of $22.87, this dividend works out to approximately 0.73%, so look for shares of Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield Fund to trade 0.73% lower — all else being equal — when BGH shares open for trading on 9/18/13.

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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 8.80% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, BGH makes up 1.16% of the DWA Emerging Markets Technical Leaders Portfolio ETF ( PIE) which is trading up by about 2.4% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield Fund shares are currently up about 1.2% on the day.
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