Ex-Div Reminder for Brookfield Total Return Fund IN (HTR)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/12/15, Brookfield Total Return Fund IN ( HTR) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.19, payable on 5/28/15. As a percentage of HTR's recent stock price of $23.43, this dividend works out to approximately 0.81%, so look for shares of Brookfield Total Return Fund IN to trade 0.81% lower — all else being equal — when HTR shares open for trading on 5/12/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HTR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.19 declared by Brookfield Total Return Fund IN:

HTR+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 HTR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.73% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HTR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Brookfield Total Return Fund IN 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HTR's low point in its 52 week range is $23.30 per share, with $25.78 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $23.41.

In Friday trading, Brookfield Total Return Fund IN shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.

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