Latin America Discovery Fund Incorporated About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (LDF)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/17/14, Latin America Discovery Fund Incorporated (LDF) will trade ex-dividend, for its semi-annual dividend of $0.1025, payable on 1/15/15. As a percentage of LDF's recent stock price of $11.10, this dividend works out to approximately 0.92%, so look for shares of Latin America Discovery Fund Incorporated to trade 0.92% lower — all else being equal — when LDF shares open for trading on 12/17/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for LDF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1025 declared by Latin America Discovery Fund Incorporated:

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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 LDF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.85% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of LDF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Latin America Discovery Fund Incorporated 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, LDF's low point in its 52 week range is $10.60 per share, with $15.20 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.91.

In Monday trading, Latin America Discovery Fund Incorporated shares are currently up about 3.9% on the day.

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