Reminder - Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Securities Income Fund Incorporated (FFC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/19/14, Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Securities Income Fund Incorporated (FFC) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.136, payable on 9/30/14. As a percentage of FFC's recent stock price of $19.25, this dividend works out to approximately 0.71%, so look for shares of Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Securities Income Fund Incorporated to trade 0.71% lower — all else being equal — when FFC shares open for trading on 9/19/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FFC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.136 declared by Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Securities Income Fund Incorporated:

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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 FFC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.48% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of FFC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Securities Income Fund Incorporated 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, FFC's low point in its 52 week range is $16.78 per share, with $20.33 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.26.

In Wednesday trading, Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Securities Income Fund Incorporated shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.

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