Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/13/15, Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Total Income Fund (EDI) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.1511, payable on 5/28/15. As a percentage of EDI's recent stock price of $15.22, this dividend works out to approximately 0.99%, so look for shares of Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Total Income Fund to trade 0.99% lower — all else being equal — when EDI shares open for trading on 5/13/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for EDI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1511 declared by Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Total Income Fund:

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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 EDI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 11.91% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of EDI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Total Income Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, EDI's low point in its 52 week range is $13.68 per share, with $20.73 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.22.

In Monday trading, Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Total Income Fund shares are currently down about 0.2% on the day.