Ex-Div Reminder for PIMCO Municipal Income Fund II (PML)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/9/14, PIMCO Municipal Income Fund II (PML) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.065, payable on 2/3/14. As a percentage of PML's recent stock price of $10.98, this dividend works out to approximately 0.59%, so look for shares of PIMCO Municipal Income Fund II to trade 0.59% lower — all else being equal — when PML shares open for trading on 1/9/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PML, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.065 declared by PIMCO Municipal Income Fund II:

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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 PML is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.10% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of PML shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

PIMCO Municipal Income Fund II 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PML's low point in its 52 week range is $10.24 per share, with $13.79 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.00.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, PML makes up 1.16% of the CEF Municipal Income ETF ( XMPT) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, PIMCO Municipal Income Fund II shares are currently up about 1% on the day.

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