Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/15/13, Templeton Global Income Fund ( GIM) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.035, payable on 10/31/13. As a percentage of GIM's recent stock price of $8.27, this dividend works out to approximately 0.42%.Below is a dividend history chart for GIM, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.035 declared by Templeton Global 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 GIM is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.08% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GIM shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, GIM's low point in its 52 week range is $7.75 per share, with $9.83 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.27.
Earn a FREE $100 Membership to ValueForum, Just By Telling Us About Your Favorite Stock! (Offer ends 11/10/2013) According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, GIM makes up 1.15% of the CEF Income Composite Portfolio ETF ( PCEF) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday. In Friday trading, Templeton Global Income Fund shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.