Ex-Div Reminder for Tekla Healthcare Investors (HQH)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/24/14, Tekla Healthcare Investors (HQH) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.59, payable on 12/31/14. As a percentage of HQH's recent stock price of $31.78, this dividend works out to approximately 1.86%, so look for shares of Tekla Healthcare Investors to trade 1.86% lower — all else being equal — when HQH shares open for trading on 11/24/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HQH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.59 declared by Tekla Healthcare 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 HQH is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.43% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of HQH shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Tekla Healthcare Investors 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HQH's low point in its 52 week range is $24.32 per share, with $32.20 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $31.77.

In Thursday trading, Tekla Healthcare Investors shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.

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