Cash Dividend On The Way From Aberdeen Israel Fund (ISL)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/18/14, Aberdeen Israel Fund ( ISL) will trade ex-dividend, for its annual dividend of $0.262, payable on 9/30/14. As a percentage of ISL's recent stock price of $17.33, this dividend works out to approximately 1.51%, so look for shares of Aberdeen Israel Fund to trade 1.51% lower — all else being equal — when ISL shares open for trading on 9/18/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ISL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.262 declared by Aberdeen Israel Fund:

ISL+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ISL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.51% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ISL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Aberdeen Israel Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ISL's low point in its 52 week range is $14.75 per share, with $18.60 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.33.

In Tuesday trading, Aberdeen Israel Fund shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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