Babson Capital Participation Investors Fund About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (MPV)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/24/13, Babson Capital Participation Investors Fund ( MPV) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.27, payable on 11/8/13. As a percentage of MPV's recent stock price of $13.53, this dividend works out to approximately 2.00%, so look for shares of Babson Capital Participation Investors Fund to trade 2.00% lower — all else being equal — when MPV shares open for trading on 10/24/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MPV, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.27 declared by Babson Capital Participation Investors 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 MPV is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.98% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MPV shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Babson Capital Participation Investors Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MPV's low point in its 52 week range is $13.43 per share, with $15.10 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.53.

In Wednesday trading, Babson Capital Participation Investors Fund shares are currently trading flat on the day.
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