Reminder - Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and Income Fund (DEX) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/13/14, Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and Income Fund (DEX) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.075, payable on 8/29/14. As a percentage of DEX's recent stock price of $12.38, this dividend works out to approximately 0.61%, so look for shares of Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and Income Fund to trade 0.61% lower — all else being equal — when DEX shares open for trading on 8/13/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for DEX, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.075 declared by Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and 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 DEX is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.27% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of DEX shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and Income Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, DEX's low point in its 52 week range is $11.33 per share, with $12.98 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.38.

In Monday trading, Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and Income Fund shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.

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