Many of you find out the hard way when that is and it isn't actually always the dividend date in the nice press release they put out, is it? Your perma-bulls omit and only post the half truth behind it.
Not nice to CHEAT OLD #$%$ PEOPLE WHO ARE JUST LOOKING FOR SOME INCOME TO PUT MILK IN THE FRIDGE WHEN THEIR GRAND CHILDREN VISIT...shame on you.
Look into that? Then you will understand the 90 day loan free policy you give them most likely when you buy phk at the incorrect time. Then why don't you try to graph the price action and the actual day which is ideal to purchase the ticker if you really want to make PIMCO BIll Gross even more fees for his little to no talent firm.
This entire industry is out to #$%$. The CEF are not any different or less volatile.
The dividends will be payable on September 3, 2013 to shareholders of record on August 12, 2013, with an ex-dividend date of August 8, 2013. Or are you looking for the X date of the Div to be paid in Oct?