Reminder - BlackRock Core Bond Trust (BHK) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Tickers in this article: BHK
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/11/13, BlackRock Core Bond Trust BHK will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.073, payable on 4/30/13. As a percentage of BHK's recent stock price of $14.67, this dividend works out to approximately 0.50%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BHK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.073 declared by BlackRock Core Bond Trust:

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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 BHK is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.97% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Tuesday trading, BlackRock Core Bond Trust shares are currently down about 0.5% on the day.