GAMCO Global Gold, Natural Resources & Income Trust's Series B Cumulative Preferred Shares About To Put More Money In Your Pocket

On 6/17/14, GAMCO Global Gold, Natural Resources & Income Trust's 5.00% Series B Cumulative Preferred Shares ( GGN.PRB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.3125, payable on 6/26/14. As a percentage of GGN.PRB's recent share price of $21.64, this dividend works out to approximately 1.44%, so look for shares of GGN.PRB to trade 1.44% lower — all else being equal — when GGN.PRB shares open for trading on 6/17/14. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 5.77%, which compares to an average yield of 4.48% in the "ETFs & CEFs" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel.

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As of last close, GGN.PRB was trading at a 13.28% discount to its liquidation preference amount. The chart below shows the one year performance of GGN.PRB shares, versus GGN:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for GGN.PRB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.3125 on GAMCO Global Gold, Natural Resources & Income Trust's 5.00% Series B Cumulative Preferred Shares:

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In Friday trading, GAMCO Global Gold, Natural Resources & Income Trust's 5.00% Series B Cumulative Preferred Shares ( GGN.PRB) is currently down about 0.2% on the day, while the common shares ( GGN) are up about 0.1%.

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