Media stories about Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrstrctre (NYSE:MFD) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrstrctre earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.9585151919686 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrstrctre (NYSE MFD) traded down $0.15 during trading on Thursday, reaching $12.77. 27,800 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 31,589. Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrstrctre has a 12-month low of $10.98 and a 12-month high of $14.75.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 24th were issued a $0.30 dividend. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 9.40%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, November 22nd.
About Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrstrctre
Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek a high level of current return consisting of dividends, interest and other similar income while attempting to preserve capital.
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