DWS High Income Opportunities Fund About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (DHG)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/14/14, DWS High Income Opportunities Fund (DHG) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.087, payable on 8/29/14. As a percentage of DHG's recent stock price of $14.61, this dividend works out to approximately 0.60%, so look for shares of DWS High Income Opportunities Fund to trade 0.60% lower — all else being equal — when DHG shares open for trading on 8/14/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for DHG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.087 declared by DWS High Income 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 DHG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.15% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of DHG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

DWS High Income Opportunities Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, DHG's low point in its 52 week range is $13.53 per share, with $14.96 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.61.

In Wednesday trading, DWS High Income Opportunities Fund shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.

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