DHG Ex-Dividend Reminder - 5/14/15

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/14/15, DWS High Income Opportunities Fund (DHG) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.085, payable on 5/29/15. As a percentage of DHG's recent stock price of $14.77, this dividend works out to approximately 0.58%, so look for shares of DWS High Income Opportunities Fund to trade 0.58% lower — all else being equal — when DHG shares open for trading on 5/14/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for DHG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.085 declared by DWS High Income Opportunities 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 DHG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.91% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of DHG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

DWS High Income Opportunities Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, DHG's low point in its 52 week range is $13.31 per share, with $14.98 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.77.

In Tuesday trading, DWS High Income Opportunities Fund shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.

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