Reminder - Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund (TEI) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/26/14, Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund (TEI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.20, payable on 10/14/14. As a percentage of TEI's recent stock price of $13.13, this dividend works out to approximately 1.52%, so look for shares of Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund to trade 1.52% lower — all else being equal — when TEI shares open for trading on 9/26/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for TEI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.20 declared by Templeton Emerging Markets Income 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 TEI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.09% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of TEI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, TEI's low point in its 52 week range is $12.97 per share, with $15.09 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.13.

In Wednesday trading, Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund shares are currently down about 0.1% on the day.

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