RCS Ex-Dividend Reminder - 10/9/13

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/9/13, PIMCO Strategic Global Government Fund ( RCS) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.08, payable on 11/1/13. As a percentage of RCS's recent stock price of $10.46, this dividend works out to approximately 0.76%, so look for shares of PIMCO Strategic Global Government Fund to trade 0.76% lower — all else being equal — when RCS shares open for trading on 10/9/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for RCS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by PIMCO Strategic Global Government 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 RCS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.18% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of RCS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

PIMCO Strategic Global Government Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, RCS's low point in its 52 week range is $9.90 per share, with $12.74 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.46.

In Monday trading, PIMCO Strategic Global Government Fund shares are currently off about 0.4% on the day.
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