Ex-Div Reminder for PowerShares Ultra DLUX Long Term Government Bond Index ETF (PGL)

On 11/25/14, PowerShares Ultra DLUX Long Term Government Bond Index ETF (TSX: PGL.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0651, payable on 12/5/14. As a percentage of PGL's recent stock price of $22.14, this dividend works out to approximately 0.29%.

Below is a dividend history chart for PGL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0651 declared by PowerShares Ultra DLUX Long Term Government Bond Index ETF:

PGL+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from PGL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.53% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PGL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

PowerShares Ultra DLUX Long Term Government Bond Index ETF 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PGL's low point in its 52 week range is $20.00 per share, with $22.71 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $22.14.

In Friday trading, PowerShares Ultra DLUX Long Term Government Bond Index ETF shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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