Cash Dividend On The Way From Duff & Phelps Global Utility Income Fund (DPG)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/12/13, Duff & Phelps Global Utility Income Fund (DPG) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.35, payable on 12/31/13. As a percentage of DPG's recent stock price of $19.00, this dividend works out to approximately 1.84%, so look for shares of Duff & Phelps Global Utility Income Fund to trade 1.84% lower — all else being equal — when DPG shares open for trading on 12/12/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for DPG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.35 declared by Duff & Phelps Global Utility Income 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 DPG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.37% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of DPG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Duff & Phelps Global Utility Income Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, DPG's low point in its 52 week range is $16.52 per share, with $21.14 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.11.

In Tuesday trading, Duff & Phelps Global Utility Income Fund shares are currently off about 0.3% on the day.

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