HQL Ex-Dividend Reminder - 5/22/15

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/22/15, Tekla Life Sciences Investors (HQL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.54, payable on 6/30/15. As a percentage of HQL's recent stock price of $28.07, this dividend works out to approximately 1.92%, so look for shares of Tekla Life Sciences Investors to trade 1.92% lower — all else being equal — when HQL shares open for trading on 5/22/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HQL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.54 declared by Tekla Life Sciences Investors:

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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 HQL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.70% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of HQL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Tekla Life Sciences Investors 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HQL's low point in its 52 week range is $19.24 per share, with $29.15 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $28.07.

In Wednesday trading, Tekla Life Sciences Investors shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.

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