Liberty All-star Growth Fund About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (ASG)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/30/13, Liberty All-star Growth Fund I ( ASG) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.09, payable on 1/2/14. As a percentage of ASG's recent stock price of $5.57, this dividend works out to approximately 1.62%, so look for shares of Liberty All-star Growth Fund I to trade 1.62% lower — all else being equal — when ASG shares open for trading on 10/30/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ASG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.09 declared by Liberty All-star Growth Fund I:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ASG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.46% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ASG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Liberty All-star Growth Fund I 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ASG's low point in its 52 week range is $3.65 per share, with $5.66 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $5.57.

In Monday trading, Liberty All-star Growth Fund I shares are currently trading flat on the day.