Reminder - Global High Income Fund Incorporated (GHI) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/22/13, Global High Income Fund Incorporated ( GHI) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0686, payable on 10/31/13. As a percentage of GHI's recent stock price of $10.51, this dividend works out to approximately 0.65%, so look for shares of Global High Income Fund Incorporated to trade 0.65% lower — all else being equal — when GHI shares open for trading on 10/22/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for GHI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0686 declared by Global High Income Fund Incorporated:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from GHI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.83% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GHI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Global High Income Fund Incorporated 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, GHI's low point in its 52 week range is $9.50 per share, with $13.30 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.51.

In Friday trading, Global High Income Fund Incorporated shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.