Ex-Div Reminder For Montgomery Street Income Securities (MTS)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/31/13, Montgomery Street Income Securities (MTS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.16, payable on 11/8/13. As a percentage of MTS's recent stock price of $15.99, this dividend works out to approximately 1.00%, so look for shares of Montgomery Street Income Securities to trade 1.00% lower — all else being equal — when MTS shares open for trading on 10/31/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MTS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.16 declared by Montgomery Street Income Securities:

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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 MTS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.00% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of MTS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Montgomery Street Income Securities 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MTS's low point in its 52 week range is $15.21 per share, with $17.80 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.99.

In Tuesday trading, Montgomery Street Income Securities shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.

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