Eaton Vance Senior Income Trust About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (EVF)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/11/14, Eaton Vance Senior Income Trust ( EVF) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.034, payable on 2/20/14. As a percentage of EVF's recent stock price of $7.03, this dividend works out to approximately 0.48%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for EVF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.034 declared by Eaton Vance Senior Income Trust:

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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 EVF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.80% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of EVF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Eaton Vance Senior Income Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, EVF's low point in its 52 week range is $6.73 per share, with $7.99 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.03.

In Friday trading, Eaton Vance Senior Income Trust shares are currently down about 0.1% on the day.

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