Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/17/14, Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield Fund (BGH) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.1677, payable on 12/1/14. As a percentage of BGH's recent stock price of $22.82, this dividend works out to approximately 0.73%, so look for shares of Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield Fund to trade 0.73% lower — all else being equal — when BGH shares open for trading on 11/17/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BGH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1677 declared by Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield 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 BGH is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.82% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of BGH shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BGH's low point in its 52 week range is $22.39 per share, with $24.71 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $22.80.

In Thursday trading, Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield Fund shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.

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