Cash Dividend On The Way From DWS High Income Trust (KHI)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/18/15, DWS High Income Trust (KHI) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.051, payable on 6/30/15. As a percentage of KHI's recent stock price of $8.59, this dividend works out to approximately 0.59%, so look for shares of DWS High Income Trust to trade 0.59% lower — all else being equal — when KHI shares open for trading on 6/18/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for KHI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.051 declared by DWS 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 KHI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.12% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of KHI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

DWS High Income Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, KHI's low point in its 52 week range is $8.25 per share, with $9.45 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.59.

In Tuesday trading, DWS High Income Trust shares are currently down about 0.5% on the day.

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