Reminder - First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (FIF) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/1/14, First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (FIF) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.11, payable on 10/15/14. As a percentage of FIF's recent stock price of $23.44, this dividend works out to approximately 0.47%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FIF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.11 declared by First Trust Energy Infrastructure 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 FIF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.63% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of FIF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, FIF's low point in its 52 week range is $19.51 per share, with $25.18 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $23.51.

In Monday trading, First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.

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