Reminder - Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Income Fund (EDF) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/17/13, Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Income Fund (EDF) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.18, payable on 10/31/13. As a percentage of EDF's recent stock price of $19.72, this dividend works out to approximately 0.91%, so look for shares of Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Income Fund to trade 0.91% lower — all else being equal — when EDF shares open for trading on 10/17/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for EDF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.18 declared by Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Income 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 EDF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 10.95% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of EDF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Income Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, EDF's low point in its 52 week range is $19.44 per share, with $26.54 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.72.
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In Tuesday trading, Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Income Fund shares are currently down about 0.4% on the day.

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