Reminder - Franklin Templeton Limited Duration Income Trust (FTF) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/29/13, Franklin Templeton Limited Duration Income Trust ( FTF) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.073, payable on 11/15/13. As a percentage of FTF's recent stock price of $13.06, this dividend works out to approximately 0.56%, so look for shares of Franklin Templeton Limited Duration Income Trust to trade 0.56% lower — all else being equal — when FTF shares open for trading on 10/29/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FTF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.073 declared by Franklin Templeton Limited Duration Income Trust:

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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 FTF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.71% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FTF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Franklin Templeton Limited Duration Income Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, FTF's low point in its 52 week range is $12.19 per share, with $15.87 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.06.

In Friday trading, Franklin Templeton Limited Duration Income Trust shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.

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