HTR Ex-Dividend Reminder - 2/18/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/18/14, Brookfield Total Return Fund IN ( HTR) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.19, payable on 2/27/14. As a percentage of HTR's recent stock price of $24.02, this dividend works out to approximately 0.79%, so look for shares of Brookfield Total Return Fund IN to trade 0.79% lower — all else being equal — when HTR shares open for trading on 2/18/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HTR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.19 declared by Brookfield Total Return Fund IN:

HTR+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HTR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.49% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HTR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Brookfield Total Return Fund IN 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HTR's low point in its 52 week range is $22.03 per share, with $27.98 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $24.02.

In Friday trading, Brookfield Total Return Fund IN shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.

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