Ex-Div Reminder For Templeton Global Income Fund (GIM)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/11/14, Templeton Global Income Fund (GIM) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.035, payable on 2/28/14. As a percentage of GIM's recent stock price of $7.73, this dividend works out to approximately 0.45%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for GIM, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.035 declared by Templeton Global 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 GIM is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.43% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of GIM shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Templeton Global Income Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, GIM's low point in its 52 week range is $7.53 per share, with $9.76 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.73.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, GIM makes up 1.01% of the CEF Income Composite Portfolio ETF ( PCEF) which is trading up by about 0.3% on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, Templeton Global Income Fund shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.

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