Reminder - Western Asset Intermediate Muni Fund (SBI) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/17/14, Western Asset Intermediate Muni Fund ( SBI) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.04, payable on 9/26/14. As a percentage of SBI's recent stock price of $9.73, this dividend works out to approximately 0.41%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SBI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.04 declared by Western Asset Intermediate Muni 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 SBI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.93% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SBI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Western Asset Intermediate Muni Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SBI's low point in its 52 week range is $8.73 per share, with $10.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.73.

In Tuesday trading, Western Asset Intermediate Muni Fund shares are currently trading flat on the day.