Cash Dividend On The Way From Invesco Van Kampen California Value Municipal Income Trust (VCV)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/7/14, Invesco Van Kampen California Value Municipal Income Trust ( VCV) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.066, payable on 8/29/14. As a percentage of VCV's recent stock price of $12.07, this dividend works out to approximately 0.55%, so look for shares of Invesco Van Kampen California Value Municipal Income Trust to trade 0.55% lower — all else being equal — when VCV shares open for trading on 8/7/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for VCV, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.066 declared by Invesco Van Kampen California Value Municipal Income 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 VCV is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.56% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of VCV shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Invesco Van Kampen California Value Municipal Income Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, VCV's low point in its 52 week range is $10.63 per share, with $12.58 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.07.

In Wednesday trading, Invesco Van Kampen California Value Municipal Income Trust shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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