Ex-Div Reminder for Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and Income Fund (DEX)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/10/15, Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and Income Fund (DEX) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.075, payable on 6/26/15. As a percentage of DEX's recent stock price of $11.26, this dividend works out to approximately 0.67%, so look for shares of Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and Income Fund to trade 0.67% lower — all else being equal — when DEX shares open for trading on 6/10/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for DEX, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.075 declared by Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and Income 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 DEX is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.99% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of DEX shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and Income Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, DEX's low point in its 52 week range is $10.68 per share, with $12.90 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.26.

In Monday trading, Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and Income Fund shares are currently down about 0.1% on the day.

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