Reminder - ING Asia Pacific High Dividend Equity Income Fund (IAE) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/1/14, ING Asia Pacific High Dividend Equity Income Fund (IAE) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.32, payable on 10/15/14. As a percentage of IAE's recent stock price of $12.58, this dividend works out to approximately 2.54%, so look for shares of ING Asia Pacific High Dividend Equity Income Fund to trade 2.54% lower — all else being equal — when IAE shares open for trading on 10/1/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for IAE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.32 declared by ING Asia Pacific High Dividend Equity 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 IAE is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 10.17% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of IAE shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

ING Asia Pacific High Dividend Equity Income Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, IAE's low point in its 52 week range is $11.60 per share, with $13.81 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.58.

In Monday trading, ING Asia Pacific High Dividend Equity Income Fund shares are currently off about 1.8% on the day.

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