TDF Ex-Dividend Reminder - 9/10/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/10/14, Templeton Dragon Fund Incorporated ( TDF) will trade ex-dividend, for its semi-annual dividend of $0.0238, payable on 9/26/14. As a percentage of TDF's recent stock price of $28.06, this dividend works out to approximately 0.08%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for TDF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0238 declared by Templeton Dragon 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 TDF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.17% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of TDF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Templeton Dragon Fund Incorporated 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, TDF's low point in its 52 week range is $22.51 per share, with $28.16 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $28.06.

In Monday trading, Templeton Dragon Fund Incorporated shares are currently down about 0.2% on the day.

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