Reminder - Templeton Russia and East Europe (TRF) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/10/14, Templeton Russia and East Europe (TRF) will trade ex-dividend, for its annual dividend of $0.4609, payable on 12/31/14. As a percentage of TRF's recent stock price of $10.54, this dividend works out to approximately 4.37%, so look for shares of Templeton Russia and East Europe to trade 4.37% lower — all else being equal — when TRF shares open for trading on 12/10/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for TRF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.4609 declared by Templeton Russia and East Europe:

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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 TRF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.37% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of TRF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Templeton Russia and East Europe 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, TRF's low point in its 52 week range is $10.49 per share, with $15.57 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.54.

In Monday trading, Templeton Russia and East Europe shares are currently down about 1.4% on the day.

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