Reminder - Alliance California Municipal Income Fund (AKP) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/6/14, Alliance California Municipal Income Fund (AKP) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0627, payable on 8/15/14. As a percentage of AKP's recent stock price of $13.12, this dividend works out to approximately 0.48%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for AKP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0627 declared by Alliance California Municipal 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 AKP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.73% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of AKP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Alliance California Municipal Income Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, AKP's low point in its 52 week range is $11.60 per share, with $13.58 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.08.

In Monday trading, Alliance California Municipal Income Fund shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.

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