News articles about Aberdeen Singapore Fund (NYSE:SGF) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Aberdeen Singapore Fund earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.3974653220613 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Aberdeen Singapore Fund (SGF) opened at $12.59 on Tuesday. Aberdeen Singapore Fund has a 52-week low of $8.63 and a 52-week high of $12.75.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 8th. Investors of record on Friday, December 29th will be given a dividend of $0.2835 per share. This represents a $1.13 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.01%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th. This is a positive change from Aberdeen Singapore Fund’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.02.
Aberdeen Singapore Fund, Inc (the Fund) is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is capital appreciation, which it seeks through investment primarily in Singapore equity securities. The Fund also invests in equity securities issued by companies in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (the ASEAN Group) countries.
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