Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/9/14, PCM Fund Incorporated (PCM - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.08, payable on 1/2/15. As a percentage of PCM's recent stock price of $11.10, this dividend works out to approximately 0.72%, so look for shares of PCM Fund Incorporated to trade 0.72% lower — all else being equal — when PCM shares open for trading on 12/9/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PCM, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.08 declared by PCM Fund Incorporated:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from PCM is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.65% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of PCM shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

PCM Fund Incorporated 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PCM's low point in its 52 week range is $10.73 per share, with $12.44 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.10.

In Friday trading, PCM Fund Incorporated shares are currently off about 0.5% on the day.