DWS Strategic Income Trust About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (KST)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/14/15, DWS Strategic Income Trust ( KST) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.065, payable on 5/29/15. As a percentage of KST's recent stock price of $11.59, this dividend works out to approximately 0.56%, so look for shares of DWS Strategic Income Trust to trade 0.56% lower — all else being equal — when KST shares open for trading on 5/14/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for KST, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.065 declared by DWS Strategic Income Trust:

KST+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 KST is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.73% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of KST shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

DWS Strategic Income Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, KST's low point in its 52 week range is $11.19 per share, with $12.89 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.59.

In Tuesday trading, DWS Strategic Income Trust shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.

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