Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/20/15, Strategic Global Income Fund Incorporated (SGL) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0698, payable on 10/30/15. As a percentage of SGL's recent stock price of $8.96, this dividend works out to approximately 0.78%, so look for shares of Strategic Global Income Fund Incorporated to trade 0.78% lower — all else being equal — when SGL shares open for trading on 10/20/15.Below is a dividend history chart for SGL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0698 declared by Strategic Global Income Fund Incorporated: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SGL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.35% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SGL shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, SGL's low point in its 52 week range is $7.73 per share, with $9.13 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.96. According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SGL makes up 1.07% of the PowerShares Cleantech Portfolio ETF ( PZD) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday. In Friday trading, Strategic Global Income Fund Incorporated shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.
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