Cash Dividend On The Way From The Singapore Fund (SGF)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/18/15, The Singapore Fund (SGF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.28, payable on 6/29/15. As a percentage of SGF's recent stock price of $11.23, this dividend works out to approximately 2.49%, so look for shares of The Singapore Fund to trade 2.49% lower — all else being equal — when SGF shares open for trading on 6/18/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SGF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.28 declared by The Singapore 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 SGF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.97% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SGF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

The Singapore Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SGF's low point in its 52 week range is $11.13 per share, with $13.42 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.23.

In Tuesday trading, The Singapore Fund shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.

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