Reminder - American Strategic Income Portfolio III (CSP) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/1/14, American Strategic Income Portfolio III (CSP) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.04, payable on 8/20/14. As a percentage of CSP's recent stock price of $7.36, this dividend works out to approximately 0.54%, so look for shares of American Strategic Income Portfolio III to trade 0.54% lower — all else being equal — when CSP shares open for trading on 8/1/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CSP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by American Strategic Income Portfolio III:

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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 CSP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.52% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of CSP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

American Strategic Income Portfolio III 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CSP's low point in its 52 week range is $6.34 per share, with $7.42 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.36.

In Wednesday trading, American Strategic Income Portfolio III shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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