Cash Dividend On The Way From Invesco Van Kampen Municipal Trust (VKQ)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/7/14, Invesco Van Kampen Municipal Trust (VKQ) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.068, payable on 8/29/14. As a percentage of VKQ's recent stock price of $12.21, this dividend works out to approximately 0.56%, so look for shares of Invesco Van Kampen Municipal Trust to trade 0.56% lower — all else being equal — when VKQ shares open for trading on 8/7/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for VKQ, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.068 declared by Invesco Van Kampen Municipal Trust:

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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 VKQ is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.68% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of VKQ shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Invesco Van Kampen Municipal Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, VKQ's low point in its 52 week range is $10.98 per share, with $12.67 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.21.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, VKQ makes up 2.01% of the CEF Municipal Income ETF ( XMPT) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Wednesday.

In Wednesday trading, Invesco Van Kampen Municipal Trust shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.

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