News headlines about Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (NYSE:DHF) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 46.2910544955649 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (NYSE:DHF) traded up $0.02 on Thursday, hitting $3.36. 272,000 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 236,757. Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund has a one year low of $3.21 and a one year high of $3.60.
The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be given a $0.0235 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.39%. This is an increase from Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund’s previous monthly dividend of $0.02.
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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