Ex-Div Reminder for Fort Dearborn Income Securities (FDI)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/6/16, Fort Dearborn Income Securities, Inc. (FDI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.019, payable on 5/13/16. As a percentage of FDI's recent stock price of $14.73, this dividend works out to approximately 0.13%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FDI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.019 declared by Fort Dearborn Income Securities, Inc.:

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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 FDI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.52% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FDI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Fort Dearborn Income Securities, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, FDI's low point in its 52 week range is $13.50 per share, with $14.80 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.73.

In Wednesday trading, Fort Dearborn Income Securities, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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