Ex-Div Reminder for Invesco Van Kampen Bond Fund (VBF)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/7/14, Invesco Van Kampen Bond Fund ( VBF) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.074, payable on 8/29/14. As a percentage of VBF's recent stock price of $18.48, this dividend works out to approximately 0.40%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for VBF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.074 declared by Invesco Van Kampen Bond 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 VBF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.81% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of VBF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Invesco Van Kampen Bond Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, VBF's low point in its 52 week range is $17.15 per share, with $19.19 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.48.

In Wednesday trading, Invesco Van Kampen Bond Fund shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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