AVK Ex-Dividend Reminder - 3/12/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/12/14, Advent Claymore Convertible Securities and Income Fund ( AVK) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0939, payable on 3/31/14. As a percentage of AVK's recent stock price of $19.03, this dividend works out to approximately 0.49%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for AVK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0939 declared by Advent Claymore Convertible Securities and 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 AVK is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.92% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of AVK shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Advent Claymore Convertible Securities and Income Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, AVK's low point in its 52 week range is $16.19 per share, with $19.24 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.06.

In Monday trading, Advent Claymore Convertible Securities and Income Fund shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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