Ex-Div Reminder for Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company (KYN)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/1/14, Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company ( KYN) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.65, payable on 10/10/14. As a percentage of KYN's recent stock price of $40.54, this dividend works out to approximately 1.60%, so look for shares of Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company to trade 1.60% lower — all else being equal — when KYN shares open for trading on 10/1/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for KYN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.65 declared by Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from KYN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.41% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of KYN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, KYN's low point in its 52 week range is $34.42 per share, with $41.35 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $40.59.

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In Monday trading, Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company shares are currently off about 0.7% on the day.

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