Reminder - The Singapore Fund (SGF) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/18/14, The Singapore Fund ( SGF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.22, payable on 9/30/14. As a percentage of SGF's recent stock price of $12.81, this dividend works out to approximately 1.72%, so look for shares of The Singapore Fund to trade 1.72% lower — all else being equal — when SGF shares open for trading on 9/18/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SGF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.22 declared by The Singapore Fund:

SGF+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 SGF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.87% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SGF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

The Singapore Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SGF's low point in its 52 week range is $11.79 per share, with $13.92 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.81.

In Tuesday trading, The Singapore Fund shares are currently off about 0.7% on the day.

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