Ex-Div Reminder for Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund (LAQ)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/18/14, Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund ( LAQ) will trade ex-dividend, for its semi-annual dividend of $0.056, payable on 9/30/14. As a percentage of LAQ's recent stock price of $29.67, this dividend works out to approximately 0.19%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for LAQ, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.056 declared by Aberdeen Latin America Equity 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 LAQ is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.38% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of LAQ shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, LAQ's low point in its 52 week range is $24.52 per share, with $34.75 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $29.67.

In Tuesday trading, Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.

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