Ex-Div Reminder for Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund (MMU)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/19/14, Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund (MMU) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.065, payable on 11/28/14. As a percentage of MMU's recent stock price of $13.48, this dividend works out to approximately 0.48%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MMU, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.065 declared by Western Asset Managed Municipals 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 MMU is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.79% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of MMU shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MMU's low point in its 52 week range is $12.03 per share, with $13.58 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.50.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MMU makes up 1.20% of the CEF Municipal Income ETF ( XMPT) which is trading up by about 0.1% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.

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