Cash Dividend On The Way From Tekla Life Sciences Investors (HQL)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/23/16, Tekla Life Sciences Investors (HQL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.40, payable on 12/30/16. As a percentage of HQL's recent stock price of $18.50, this dividend works out to approximately 2.16%, so look for shares of Tekla Life Sciences Investors to trade 2.16% lower — all else being equal — when HQL shares open for trading on 11/23/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HQL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.40 declared by Tekla Life Sciences Investors:

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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 HQL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.65% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HQL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Tekla Life Sciences Investors 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HQL's low point in its 52 week range is $15.2504 per share, with $25.0106 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.50.

In Monday trading, Tekla Life Sciences Investors shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.

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