Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/20/14, Strategic Global Income Fund Incorporated (SGL) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0529, payable on 5/30/14. As a percentage of SGL's recent stock price of $9.27, this dividend works out to approximately 0.57%, so look for shares of Strategic Global Income Fund Incorporated to trade 0.57% lower — all else being equal — when SGL shares open for trading on 5/20/14.Below is a dividend history chart for SGL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0529 declared by Strategic Global Income Fund Incorporated: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SGL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.85% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of SGL shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, SGL's low point in its 52 week range is $8.81 per share, with $10.57 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.27. According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SGL makes up 1.42% of the PowerShares Cleantech Portfolio ETF ( PZD) which is trading up by about 0.3% on the day Friday. In Friday trading, Strategic Global Income Fund Incorporated shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.
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