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MFS Special Value Trust About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (MFV)
By Dividend Channel Staff, Friday, December 14, 12:55 PM ET
On 12/18/12, MFS Special Value Trust (NYSE:MFV) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0566, payable on 12/31/12. As a percentage of MFV's recent stock price of $7.15, this dividend works out to approximately 0.79%, so look for shares of MFS Special Value Trust to trade 0.79% lower — all else being equal — when MFV shares open for trading on 12/18/12.
Below is a dividend history chart for MFV, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0566 declared by MFS Special Value Trust:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MFV is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.50% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.
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In Friday trading, MFS Special Value Trust shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.
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