DDF Ex-Dividend Reminder - 2/12/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/12/14, Delaware Investments Dividend and Income Fund ( DDF) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0525, payable on 2/28/14. As a percentage of DDF's recent stock price of $9.14, this dividend works out to approximately 0.57%, so look for shares of Delaware Investments Dividend and Income Fund to trade 0.57% lower — all else being equal — when DDF shares open for trading on 2/12/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for DDF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0525 declared by Delaware Investments Dividend and 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 DDF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.89% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of DDF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Delaware Investments Dividend and Income Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, DDF's low point in its 52 week range is $8.32 per share, with $9.54 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.14.

In Monday trading, Delaware Investments Dividend and Income Fund shares are currently off about 0.4% on the day.

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