Reminder - Helios Multi-Sector High Income Fund (HMH) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/17/13, Helios Multi-Sector High Income Fund (HMH) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0525, payable on 12/27/13. As a percentage of HMH's recent stock price of $5.97, this dividend works out to approximately 0.88%, so look for shares of Helios Multi-Sector High Income Fund to trade 0.88% lower — all else being equal — when HMH shares open for trading on 12/17/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HMH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0525 declared by Helios Multi-Sector High 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 HMH is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 10.55% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of HMH shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Helios Multi-Sector High Income Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HMH's low point in its 52 week range is $5.35 per share, with $6.62 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $5.97.

In Friday trading, Helios Multi-Sector High Income Fund shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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