Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/16/14, Strategic Global Income Fund Incorporated (SGL) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0422, payable on 12/31/14. As a percentage of SGL's recent stock price of $8.47, this dividend works out to approximately 0.50%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SGL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0422 declared by Strategic Global Income 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 SGL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.98% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of SGL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Strategic Global Income Fund Incorporated 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SGL's low point in its 52 week range is $8.43 per share, with $9.36 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.47.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SGL makes up 1.07% of the PowerShares Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio ETF ( PSAU) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, Strategic Global Income Fund Incorporated shares are currently off about 0.3% on the day.