Reminder - PIMCO Income Strategy Fund II (PFN) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/10/14, PIMCO Income Strategy Fund II (PFN) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.08, payable on 12/1/14. As a percentage of PFN's recent stock price of $10.77, this dividend works out to approximately 0.74%, so look for shares of PIMCO Income Strategy Fund II to trade 0.74% lower — all else being equal — when PFN shares open for trading on 11/10/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PFN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by PIMCO Income Strategy Fund II:

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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 PFN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.91% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of PFN shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

PIMCO Income Strategy Fund II 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PFN's low point in its 52 week range is $9.84 per share, with $11.07 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.77.

In Thursday trading, PIMCO Income Strategy Fund II shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.

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