Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Eaton Vance Floating-Rate (NYSE:EFT) Stock Price

News stories about Eaton Vance Floating-Rate (NYSE:EFT) have trended positive this week, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Eaton Vance Floating-Rate earned a media sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the investment management company an impact score of 47.9814014857059 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

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Shares of Eaton Vance Floating-Rate stock traded up $0.03 on Monday, reaching $15.10. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 159,273 shares, compared to its average volume of 128,658. Eaton Vance Floating-Rate has a 52-week low of $14.03 and a 52-week high of $15.33.

The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 30th. Investors of record on Monday, April 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, April 20th.

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Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Company Profile

Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust (the Trust) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s investment objective is to provide a high level of current income. The Trust will, as a secondary objective, also seek preservation of capital to the extent consistent with its primary goal of high current income.

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