Ex-Div Reminder For DWS High Income Trust (KHI)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/14/15, DWS High Income Trust ( KHI) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.06, payable on 5/29/15. As a percentage of KHI's recent stock price of $9.00, this dividend works out to approximately 0.67%, so look for shares of DWS High Income Trust to trade 0.67% lower — all else being equal — when KHI shares open for trading on 5/14/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for KHI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by DWS High Income Trust:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from KHI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.00% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of KHI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

DWS High Income Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, KHI's low point in its 52 week range is $8.25 per share, with $9.52 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.96.

In Tuesday trading, DWS High Income Trust shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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