Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust (NYSE:EFR) Increases Dividend to $0.08 Per Share

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Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust (NYSE:EFR) announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, August 1st, Zacks reports. Investors of record on Friday, August 23rd will be given a dividend of 0.076 per share on Friday, August 30th. This represents a $0.91 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 22nd. This is an increase from Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.08.

Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust has decreased its dividend payment by an average of 0.2% annually over the last three years.

Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust stock opened at $12.93 on Wednesday. Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust has a 52 week low of $12.01 and a 52 week high of $14.30. The business’s 50-day moving average price is $13.08 and its 200 day moving average price is $13.19.

In other Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust news, insider Craig P. Russ acquired 8,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 25th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $13.10 per share, with a total value of $104,800.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.

About Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust

Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched and managed by Eaton Vance Management. The fund invests in the fixed income markets of the United States. It primarily invests in senior, secured floating rate loans. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the S&P/LSTA Leveraged Loan Index.

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Dividend History for Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust (NYSE:EFR)

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