KIO Ex-Dividend Reminder - 5/14/15

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/14/15, KKR Income Opportunities Fund (KIO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.125, payable on 5/26/15. As a percentage of KIO's recent stock price of $16.54, this dividend works out to approximately 0.76%, so look for shares of KKR Income Opportunities Fund to trade 0.76% lower — all else being equal — when KIO shares open for trading on 5/14/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for KIO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.125 declared by KKR 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 KIO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.07% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of KIO shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

KKR Income Opportunities Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, KIO's low point in its 52 week range is $15.38 per share, with $18.73 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $16.54.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, KIO makes up 1.10% of the Guggenheim S&P Global Dividend Opportunities Index ETF ( LVL) which is trading lower by about 0.2% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, KKR Income Opportunities Fund shares are currently down about 0.4% on the day.

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