Reminder - LMP Capital and Income Fund (SCD) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/17/15, LMP Capital and Income Fund (SCD) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.28, payable on 6/26/15. As a percentage of SCD's recent stock price of $15.87, this dividend works out to approximately 1.76%, so look for shares of LMP Capital and Income Fund to trade 1.76% lower — all else being equal — when SCD shares open for trading on 6/17/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SCD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.28 declared by LMP Capital 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 SCD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.06% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SCD shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

LMP Capital and Income Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SCD's low point in its 52 week range is $14.65 per share, with $18.24 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.88.

In Monday trading, LMP Capital and Income Fund shares are currently off about 0.9% on the day.

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