Reminder - Pioneer Municipal High Income Trust (MHI) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/18/14, Pioneer Municipal High Income Trust (MHI) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.095, payable on 2/28/14. As a percentage of MHI's recent stock price of $14.47, this dividend works out to approximately 0.66%, so look for shares of Pioneer Municipal High Income Trust to trade 0.66% lower — all else being equal — when MHI shares open for trading on 2/18/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MHI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.095 declared by Pioneer Municipal High 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 MHI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.88% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of MHI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Pioneer Municipal High Income Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MHI's low point in its 52 week range is $12.90 per share, with $16.60 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.47.

In Friday trading, Pioneer Municipal High Income Trust shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.

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