Cash Dividend On The Way From Pioneer Diversified High Income Trust (HNW)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/15/14, Pioneer Diversified High Income Trust (HNW) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.16, payable on 9/30/14. As a percentage of HNW's recent stock price of $20.58, this dividend works out to approximately 0.78%, so look for shares of Pioneer Diversified High Income Trust to trade 0.78% lower — all else being equal — when HNW shares open for trading on 9/15/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HNW, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.16 declared by Pioneer Diversified High Income Trust:

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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 HNW is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.33% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of HNW shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Pioneer Diversified High Income Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HNW's low point in its 52 week range is $19.59 per share, with $21.75 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $20.62.

In Thursday trading, Pioneer Diversified High Income Trust shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.

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