PHT Ex-Dividend Reminder - 6/15/15

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/15/15, Pioneer High Income Trust (PHT) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.115, payable on 6/30/15. As a percentage of PHT's recent stock price of $12.08, this dividend works out to approximately 0.95%, so look for shares of Pioneer High Income Trust to trade 0.95% lower — all else being equal — when PHT shares open for trading on 6/15/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PHT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.115 declared by Pioneer High Income Trust:

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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 PHT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 11.42% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PHT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Pioneer High Income Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PHT's low point in its 52 week range is $11.94 per share, with $18.60 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.05.

In Thursday trading, Pioneer High Income Trust shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.

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