Western Asset Worldwide Income Fund About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (SBW)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/17/14, Western Asset Worldwide Income Fund (SBW) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.08, payable on 9/26/14. As a percentage of SBW's recent stock price of $12.50, this dividend works out to approximately 0.64%, so look for shares of Western Asset Worldwide Income Fund to trade 0.64% lower — all else being equal — when SBW shares open for trading on 9/17/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SBW, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by Western Asset Worldwide Income 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 SBW is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.68% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of SBW shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Western Asset Worldwide Income Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SBW's low point in its 52 week range is $11.60 per share, with $13.27 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.50.

In Monday trading, Western Asset Worldwide Income Fund shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.

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