Press coverage about Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (NYSE:DHF) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 46.0862227055663 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (DHF) opened at $3.33 on Wednesday. Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund has a twelve month low of $3.21 and a twelve month high of $3.60.
The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be issued a dividend of $0.0235 per share. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.47%. This is a boost from Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund’s previous monthly dividend of $0.02. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th.
About Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund
Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to seek high current income. The Fund also seeks capital growth as a secondary objective, to the extent consistent with its objective of seeking high current income.
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