RFI Ex-Dividend Reminder - 9/17/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/17/14, Cohen & Steers Total Return Realty Fund (RFI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.24, payable on 9/30/14. As a percentage of RFI's recent stock price of $12.37, this dividend works out to approximately 1.94%, so look for shares of Cohen & Steers Total Return Realty Fund to trade 1.94% lower — all else being equal — when RFI shares open for trading on 9/17/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for RFI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.24 declared by Cohen & Steers Total Return Realty 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 RFI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.76% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of RFI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Cohen & Steers Total Return Realty Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, RFI's low point in its 52 week range is $11.66 per share, with $13.23 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.36.

In Monday trading, Cohen & Steers Total Return Realty Fund shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.

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