FOF Ex-Dividend Reminder - 9/17/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/17/14, Cohen & Steers Closed-End Opportunity Fund (FOF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.26, payable on 9/30/14. As a percentage of FOF's recent stock price of $13.53, this dividend works out to approximately 1.92%, so look for shares of Cohen & Steers Closed-End Opportunity Fund to trade 1.92% lower — all else being equal — when FOF shares open for trading on 9/17/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FOF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.26 declared by Cohen & Steers Closed-End Opportunity 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 FOF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.69% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of FOF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Cohen & Steers Closed-End Opportunity Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, FOF's low point in its 52 week range is $11.95 per share, with $13.85 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.53.

In Monday trading, Cohen & Steers Closed-End Opportunity Fund shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.

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