Reminder - Invesco Van Kampen Dynamic Credit Opportunities Fund (VTA) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/7/14, Invesco Van Kampen Dynamic Credit Opportunities Fund (VTA) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.075, payable on 8/29/14. As a percentage of VTA's recent stock price of $12.55, this dividend works out to approximately 0.60%, so look for shares of Invesco Van Kampen Dynamic Credit Opportunities Fund to trade 0.60% lower — all else being equal — when VTA shares open for trading on 8/7/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for VTA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.075 declared by Invesco Van Kampen Dynamic Credit Opportunities 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 VTA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.17% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of VTA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Invesco Van Kampen Dynamic Credit Opportunities Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, VTA's low point in its 52 week range is $12.42 per share, with $13.14 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.53.

In Wednesday trading, Invesco Van Kampen Dynamic Credit Opportunities Fund shares are currently down about 0.6% on the day.

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