Reminder - ING Emerging Markets High Dividend Equity Fund (IHD) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/1/15, ING Emerging Markets High Dividend Equity Fund (IHD) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.288, payable on 7/15/15. As a percentage of IHD's recent stock price of $9.83, this dividend works out to approximately 2.93%, so look for shares of ING Emerging Markets High Dividend Equity Fund to trade 2.93% lower — all else being equal — when IHD shares open for trading on 7/1/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for IHD, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.288 declared by ING Emerging Markets High Dividend Equity 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 IHD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 11.72% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of IHD shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

ING Emerging Markets High Dividend Equity Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, IHD's low point in its 52 week range is $9.76 per share, with $12.94 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.83.

In Monday trading, ING Emerging Markets High Dividend Equity Fund shares are currently down about 0.4% on the day.

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