Cash Dividend On The Way From Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund (TEI)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/26/15, Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund (TEI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.20, payable on 7/15/15. As a percentage of TEI's recent stock price of $11.01, this dividend works out to approximately 1.82%, so look for shares of Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund to trade 1.82% lower — all else being equal — when TEI shares open for trading on 6/26/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for TEI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.20 declared by Templeton Emerging Markets 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 TEI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.27% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of TEI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, TEI's low point in its 52 week range is $10.61 per share, with $14.04 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $11.01.

In Wednesday trading, Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.

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