Ex-Div Reminder for Tekla Life Sciences Investors (HQL)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/24/14, Tekla Life Sciences Investors (HQL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.47, payable on 12/31/14. As a percentage of HQL's recent stock price of $24.58, this dividend works out to approximately 1.91%, so look for shares of Tekla Life Sciences Investors to trade 1.91% lower — all else being equal — when HQL shares open for trading on 11/24/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HQL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.47 declared by Tekla Life Sciences Investors:

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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 HQL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.65% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of HQL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Tekla Life Sciences Investors 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HQL's low point in its 52 week range is $19.2373 per share, with $25.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $24.57.

In Thursday trading, Tekla Life Sciences Investors shares are currently off about 0.6% on the day.

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