Reminder - Strategic Global Income Fund (SGL) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/19/14, Strategic Global Income Fund Incorporated ( SGL) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0438, payable on 8/29/14. As a percentage of SGL's recent stock price of $9.08, this dividend works out to approximately 0.48%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SGL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0438 declared by Strategic Global Income Fund Incorporated:

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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 SGL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.79% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SGL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Strategic Global Income Fund Incorporated 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SGL's low point in its 52 week range is $8.81 per share, with $9.36 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.10.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SGL makes up 1.40% of the PowerShares Cleantech Portfolio ETF ( PZD) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, Strategic Global Income Fund Incorporated shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.

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