Reminder - Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund (KYE) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/1/14, Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund (KYE) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.485, payable on 10/10/14. As a percentage of KYE's recent stock price of $32.15, this dividend works out to approximately 1.51%, so look for shares of Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund to trade 1.51% lower — all else being equal — when KYE shares open for trading on 10/1/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for KYE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.485 declared by Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return 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 KYE is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.03% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of KYE shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, KYE's low point in its 52 week range is $25.33 per share, with $34.20 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $32.15.

In Monday trading, Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund shares are currently down about 0.6% on the day.

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