Reminder - BMO Emerging Markets Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF (ZEF) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

On 2/25/14, BMO Emerging Markets Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF (TSX: ZEF.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.065, payable on 3/6/14. As a percentage of ZEF's recent stock price of $15.94, this dividend works out to approximately 0.41%.

Below is a dividend history chart for ZEF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.065 declared by BMO Emerging Markets Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF:

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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 ZEF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.89% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ZEF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

BMO Emerging Markets Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ZEF's low point in its 52 week range is $14.80 per share, with $17.85 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.96.

In Friday trading, BMO Emerging Markets Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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