Ex-Div Reminder For ING International High Dividend Equity Income Fund (IID)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/3/14, ING International High Dividend Equity Income Fund (IID) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.069, payable on 3/17/14. As a percentage of IID's recent stock price of $9.17, this dividend works out to approximately 0.75%, so look for shares of ING International High Dividend Equity Income Fund to trade 0.75% lower — all else being equal — when IID shares open for trading on 3/3/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for IID, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.069 declared by ING International High Dividend Equity 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 IID is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.03% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of IID shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

ING International High Dividend Equity Income Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, IID's low point in its 52 week range is $8.66 per share, with $10.82 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.18.

In Thursday trading, ING International High Dividend Equity Income Fund shares are currently down about 0.2% on the day.

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