Reminder - Pacholder High Yield Fund Incorporated (PHF) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/22/15, Pacholder High Yield Fund Incorporated ( PHF) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.05, payable on 5/29/15. As a percentage of PHF's recent stock price of $7.28, this dividend works out to approximately 0.69%, so look for shares of Pacholder High Yield Fund Incorporated to trade 0.69% lower — all else being equal — when PHF shares open for trading on 5/22/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PHF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Pacholder High Yield Fund Incorporated:

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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 PHF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.24% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PHF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Pacholder High Yield Fund Incorporated 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PHF's low point in its 52 week range is $7.01 per share, with $9.26 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.28.

In Wednesday trading, Pacholder High Yield Fund Incorporated shares are currently off about 0.3% on the day.

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