Media coverage about Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (NYSE:DHF) has trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog 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. Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 48.0736912746779 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (NYSE:DHF) traded down 0.29% during trading on Friday, hitting $3.48. 99,225 shares of the company were exchanged. Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund has a 12 month low of $3.07 and a 12 month high of $3.60. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $3.50 and its 200 day moving average price is $3.48. The stock’s market cap is $253.02 million.
The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 26th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 12th will be paid a $0.0235 dividend. This is a boost from Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund’s previous monthly dividend of $0.02. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 11th. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.10%.
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About Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund
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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