PIMCO Income Strategy Fund About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (PFL)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/11/14, PIMCO Income Strategy Fund (PFL) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.09, payable on 3/3/14. As a percentage of PFL's recent stock price of $11.76, this dividend works out to approximately 0.77%, so look for shares of PIMCO Income Strategy Fund to trade 0.77% lower — all else being equal — when PFL shares open for trading on 2/11/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PFL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.09 declared by PIMCO Income Strategy 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 PFL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.18% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of PFL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

PIMCO Income Strategy Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PFL's low point in its 52 week range is $10.90 per share, with $13.73 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.76.

In Friday trading, PIMCO Income Strategy Fund shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.

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