Cash Dividend On The Way From Morgan Stanley Income Securities (ICB)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/20/14, Morgan Stanley Income Securities Inc. (ICB) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0525, payable on 8/29/14. As a percentage of ICB's recent stock price of $17.94, this dividend works out to approximately 0.29%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ICB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0525 declared by Morgan Stanley Income Securities Inc.:

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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 ICB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.51% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of ICB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Morgan Stanley Income Securities Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ICB's low point in its 52 week range is $16.11 per share, with $18.28 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.94.

In Monday trading, Morgan Stanley Income Securities Inc. shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.

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