Reminder - Transamerica Income Shares (TAI) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/26/14, Transamerica Income Shares Incorporated (TAI) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.09, payable on 3/14/14. As a percentage of TAI's recent stock price of $20.98, this dividend works out to approximately 0.43%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for TAI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.09 declared by Transamerica Income Shares Incorporated:

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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 TAI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.15% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of TAI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Transamerica Income Shares Incorporated 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, TAI's low point in its 52 week range is $19.71 per share, with $22.58 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $20.99.

In Tuesday trading, Transamerica Income Shares Incorporated shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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